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Dupnitsa is a city in Southwest Bulgaria.


Dupnitsa is a large town at the foot of the Rila mountain, 65km south from Sofia and 35 km north from Blagoevgrad. This is a quiet town with a beautiful nature and a great view to the biggest mountain in Bulgaria, Rila. The town is famous as Little Italy, due to the great number of people who have gone to work in many cities there. Another reason for this nickname are the many used car lots, in which most of the cars are brought in from Italy.

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  • 1 Railway station.

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  • 1 Fortress Kulata. Remains of mediaeval fortress Kulata.
  • 2 Clock Tower. The Clock Tower built in 1782.




1 Hotel Rila, Svoboda sqr. 1, Dupnitsa 2600. BGN 20-50.


1 Hotel Rila, Svoboda sqr. 1, Dupnitsa 2600. Club Zanzibar is the ideal place to drink in Plovdiv. It contains a stylish African interior Cocktail Bar which offers the best drinks in the city and at night time offers the largest nightclub in all of Plovdiv.


  • 1 Hotel Rila (Хотел Рила), Svoboda sqr. 1, Dupnitsa 2600, +359 701 596 10, . Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Hotel Rila, Dupnitsa is located in the center of the city. The hotel has a modern and beautiful rooms with a pleasant view to Rila mountain. The hotel also has a modern and recently renovated SPA center with saunas, jacuzzi, steam bath and nice pool. 25-45$.


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