Undiscovered, underrated Bulgaria is full of surprises. And you'll learn plenty as tour guide Stefan Bozadzhiev offers commentary and behind-the-scenes stories about filming this episode of Rick Steves’ Europe with Rick. We'll trace the country's complex history, from ancient Thracian tombs to medieval Orthodox Christian monasteries to Soviet monuments. And we'll enjoy an intimate taste of contemporary culture: the yellow brick road of Sofia; the gregarious craftspeople of the medieval capital, Veliko Tarnovo; and the thriving pedestrian zones of cosmopolitan Plovdiv.
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