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Temnata Dupka is the longest Staroplaninska cave (5300 m) and the third longest in Bulgaria. It is located in a rocky cliff above Lakatnik, 27 m above the level of the Iskar River, on the southeastern slope of the Koznitsa ridge, which is part of the Western Stara Planina.
Dimitraki Hadjitoshev is one of the most intriguing figures of the Bulgarian Renaissance, whom most Bulgarians have never heard of. Do not miss the opportunity to learn about his life and martyrdom and visit his house, which is part of the Vračan Ethnographic Complex.
Grigoriy Naydenov (1854-1919) is among the historical figures in Vratsa, honored with the conversion of their birthplace into the complex of Sofroniy Vrachanski. Naydenov was one of the most generous benefactors not only on a local but also on a national scale.