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Landmarks in Pernik

The Town Museum of History (in the centre of the town, 2, Phyzkoultourna Str., tel.: 076 25747) displays more than 40 000 exhibits. The Museum of Coal Mining. A Thracian sanctuary was found in Daskalovo Quarter, nearby Sofia-Koulata road, at the bank of Roudaritsa River. The sanctuary is in the form of an irregular quadrangle and existed in 2nd 4th centuary.  It is not the only one in Bulgaria but is the best preserved one with most complex construction. The remains of the famous Pernik Fortress (Krakra) are nearby the town. The Art Gallery and the Theatre of Drama are open throughout the year. Every five years Pernik hosts The Kukeri and Survakari Festival.

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