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In the World of Thracians

Plovdiv – Perperikon – Kardzhali – Tatul - Plovdiv

The route can be completed within 2 days. It is intended for an automobile or bus transport. Accommodation can be performed in the town of Kardzhali. In the town tourists can visit the Regional History Museum – town of Kardzhali, the monastery complex “St. John the Baptist”, the temple “The Assumption of Virgin Mary”.

From the town of Kardzhali within 1 day tourists can visit any of the following sites: the Stone Mushrooms, the Krivus Fortress, the Devil’s Bridge, the Ustra Fortress, the Monyak Fortress, the Petrified Wedding, Madzharovo, the Lyutitsa Fortress, Villa Armira.


Plovdiv City

Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria and an administrative center of Plovdiv County. It is situated in the Upper Thracian Plain (Gornotrakiyska Nizina), on the both banks of the Maritsa river. The population of the city is about 350,000 people. The climate is transitional–continental with mild winters and hot summers. The average temperature in January is +1°С, the ...

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Medieval Archaeological Complex Perperikon – town of Kardzhali

Perperikon is located in the East Rhodope Mountain, 20 km northeast from the town of Kardzhali. The rock city stands on a cliff top at a height of 470 meters. The village of Gorna krepost lies at its foot, and the river Perpereshka flows beside it. The comfortable river valley has created conditions of life since ancient times. Therefore the valley is strewn with dozens of archaeological ...

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Town of Kardzhali

The town of Kardzhali is situated in the Eastern Rhodope mountains, on both banks of the Arda river. It is situated at a distance of 259 kilometers from Sofia, 90 kilometers from Plovdiv, 50 kilometers from Haskovo and about 15 kilometers from the ancient town of Perperikon. The population of the town is about 76,000 people. The climate here is strongly influenced by the Mediterranean. ...

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The Thracian sanctuary at Tatul Village

The Thracian sanctuary near Tatul Village, Momchilgrad Municipality, is one of the most imposing megalithic monuments discovered on the territory of Bulgaria. It lies just 200 m away from the village and approximately 15 km away from Momchilgrad. The sanctuary is a massive rock structure and its top is a truncated pyramid. The complex comprises two sarcophagi, a rectangular bed for the ...

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