First Bulgarian Kingdom

THE SPIRITUAL TEMPLES OF DANUBE BULGARIA

Proto-Bulgarians were a people blessed with an ancient culture, bearers of a many crafts, traditions, skills and knowledge. They also had a deep knowledge of the world, the cosmos, had their own pantheon of gods and rituals that accompanied them in their daily lives.

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KHAN OMURTAG, THE BUILDER

Among the remarkable rulers of the First Bulgarian Empire, a special place is occupied by Khan Omurtag. The large-scale construction effort that he developed earned him the nickname “the Builder”. At the same time, it is thanks to the actions taken by him that the state stabilised and asserted its centralisation.

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THE STABILISATION OF THE BULGARIAN STATE BY KHAN KRUM

Khan Krum, famous for his nickname “the Fearsome”, is one of the most iconic Bulgarian rulers. Distinguished by his strong will and ability to bring balance, he managed to settle disagreements and disputes between the two main ethnic strata in the country – the Slavs and the Proto-Bulgarians. Khan Krum thus became the ruler of a united people.

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First Bulgarian Kingdom

The founding of Danube Bulgaria in the Balkans was probably the most significant event on the European continent of the seventh century. Initially, the leading role of this new political entity came from the Bulgarians.

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