In Samokov Historical Museum was established in 1930, it has been a museum collection to the community center - a monument Father Paisij. The creation of the Museum have contributed Samokov artists - Professor Vassil Zahariev, Hristo Jonchev - Kriskarets, Naum Hadjimladenov, Slavi Genev and others. Working hour of the museum: Monday to Friday from 8 to 12 am and from 13 to 17 hours. On Saturday visits are made by appointment.
The Shroud of the Virgin Mary - Nunnery - Tourist №79 (B)
Nunnery testifies to the spirit and atmosphere of the Revival Samokov. Nunnery is the only one preserved in the town of Samokov, authentic collection of buildings and gardens of the past. Monastery was founded by Baba Fota, which is grandmother Konstantin Fotinov and is connected to the tradition of saving the city from the Holy Virgin, which spread its pall over the city and thus saved it from ruin.
Many of the icons of the church painted Dimitar Zograf, and in the narthex has a fresco of the Virgin Mary, and was probably painted by Zahari Zograf.
Nunnery is open to visitors every day to 17 hours, entrance fee is not paid.
Big fountain - fountain with earring
Great fountain in the center, which has remained as a historical monument of Ottoman rule, has established itself as an emblem of Samokov. The fountain was built from huge hewn stones with Moorish arches, carved on four sides. Under the roof of the fountain, a stone birdcage. Here the population is old legend tells that iron earring, which is decorated one side of the fountain belonged to the famous hero King Marko. There is a belief that anyone who is drunk this water remained in the town, and if you go someday I will return and it forever.
Community center - a monument Father Paisij
In the center of the Samokov majestically stands the building of the community center, which is a testament to the aspirations of the citizens of Samokov to protect cultural and historical glory of the city and to commemorate the heroism of those who died in the name of Bulgaria.
In the difficult years after the war, the idea of erecting the building of the community center is in line with the dream of Samokov, to build a monument to the heroes of Samokov region. The facade of the library there is a plaque with an inscription - thanks to the soldiers died by their descendants. It became the only building of its kind soldier monument.