Destination guide Bulgaria

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GLAZED CERAMICS, VASES, PLATES AND ASHTRAYS, WROUGHT IRON
WORK AND COPPER ARTICLES. CARVED AND SCULPTURED WOODEN
CASKETS, DECORATED PHIALS, COSTUMED DOLLS, KNITWEAR, RUGS,
JACKETS AND COATS IN FUR, SHEEPSKIN OR LEATHER ARE SOME OF
THE SOUVENIRS THAT THE TOURIST CAN PURCHASE.

CORECOM SHOPS STOCK MOST OF THE SOUVENIR GOODS. THESE SHOPS
ARE LOCATED IN THE LARGER HOTELS AND RESORTS. IT IS ALSO
WELL WORTH A VISIT TO THE VILLAGES TO WATCH THE CRAFTSMEN
AT WORK. SOFIA THE CAPITAL IS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO
SHOP WITH SPECIALISED SHOPS AND DEPARTMENT STORES. THERE
ARE ALSO SHOPS BENEATH THE CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION.
THE MAIN SHOPPING AREA OF SOFIA IS THE VITOSHA BOULEVARD.

THE MUSEUM TOWNS OF PLOVIDIV, ETURA, SHIROKA LUKA, KOTEL
AND ZHERAVNA PRODUCE A RANGE OF ESPECIALLY BEAUTIFUL
HANDCRAFTED ITEMS. IN THE AUTUMN IN THE OLD SECTOR OF
PLOIDIV WELL KNOWN ARTISTS EXHIBIT THEIR WORKS, INSIDE OLD
HOUSES AND FRONT GARDENS. IN ETURA FURRIERS, CUTLERS AND
GOLDSMITHS CAN BE SEEN AT WORK. THEY USE GOLD, SILVER,
COPPER AND WOOD TO MAKE LOCAL SOUVENIRS. AT SHIROKA LUKA IN
THE RODOPE MOUNTAINS THE OLD TRADITION OF WEAVING RUGS IS
STILL CONTINUED. KOTEL AND ZHERAVNA IN THE BALKAN RANGE ARE
FAMOUS FOR CARPET PRODUCTION.

BETWEEN THE BALKAN RANGE OF MOUNTAINS AND THE SREDNA GORA
MOUNTAINS IS THE VALLEY OF ROSES. THE ROSES ARE HARVESTED
FOR THEIR OIL. THE OIL IS THEN USED IN PERFUME
MANUFACTURE.
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