Just re-visited Madara rider after some time, it's as beautiful as I remember it from childhood years. Apart from the rider and the caves, there is now a museum as well as a movie about the rider (multilanguage, ask at the museum to start it...更多
It is such old as nobody knows its ages. A horse-rider caved on the rocks, old forest around, many old temples of three different religions, some caves and crying rocks. If you are fit you can clime on the top of the rocks to see...更多
The relief is dated late 7th c. It is not sure who exactly it depicts but it is commonly thought to originate from cultural cults of both Thracian and the newly arrived Bulgars.
The monument is enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1979....更多
Madara Riider is an exceptional work of art, created during the first years of the formation of the Bulgaria. It is the only relief of its kind, having no parallel in Europe. It has survived in its authentic state, with no alternation in the past...更多