Situated on the northeastern part of Bulgaria, Ruse is the fifth largest city of the country. It is one of the most important river ports of Bulgaria serving the country internationally. Situated on the right bank of the River Danube,
Formerly, the city was a Thracian settlement but with the establishment of the second Bulgarian empire, "Rusi" settlement came into being. After achieving freedom from the Ottoman rule, the city became the economic hub of the country. At that time, it was the major center of the Bulgaria shipping.
The people of the city celebrate various events. The March Music Days is an occasion which is celebrated in the city in grandeur. The other festival of Ruse are Danubian carnival, St George Day and others.
Ruse, Bulgaria features some of the most important tourist attractions of the country. Following are the names of the travel destinations in the city:
- National Transport Museum
- Zahari Stoyanov Museum
- Battenberg Palace
- Church of the Holy Trinity
- Kaliopa House
- Church of the Holy Theotokos
- Church of St George
- Pantheon of National Revival Heroes
- Church of Holy Archangel Michael