Yuri Gagarin Astronomical Observatory


Established in 1961 as one of the first in the country, the Astronomical Observatory offers educational lectures, observation of the sky, introduction to sky maps, and multimedia presentations.

Fun hall with distorting mirrors


The Fun Hall is located within Ayazmoto park, next to the badminton courts and not far from the zoo.  It is a fun and popular place for children.

Entrance fees:
children up to 7 - 0.20 lv.
students - 0.50 lv. 
adults - 1.00 lv. 

Open: 9.00 - 17.00
Closed: Monday and Tuesday 

Geo Milev Drama Theater


The Theatre House, built in 1914, has become the city’s cultural and educational heart.  The first play in Stara Zagora was staged way back in 1870 - the drama "Malakova" by the outstanding Bulgarian poet and playwright Petko Rachev Slaveykov. The theatre’s company became professional in 1919. Today, the Stara Zagora Drama Theatre presents outstanding classical and modern productions.

Puppet Theatre


Established in 1957, the State Puppet Theatre has toured Europe and the Middle East with its excellence performances. It entertains children of all ages with its creative and fun-filled productions. Every year, the Puppet Theatre hosts the Pierrot International Puppet Theatre for Adults Festival.

Address: 46, General Gurko
Ticket centre - in the Puppet Theatre House
Phone: +359 42 620346
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URL: http://www.pierrot-bg.com/

Stara Zagora State Opera


The State Opera Theatre, founded in 1925, was the first provincial opera theatre in Bulgaria. Its name is connected with the names of internationally recognized Bulgarian opera singers like Hristina Morphova, Georgi Batalov, Todor Mazarov, and Anna Tomova-Sintova. It continues to provide world class operas.