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The tomb in Sveshtari – the masterpiece of Thracian culture

Hundreds of monuments from the time of Thracian civilization have been discovered on the territory of Bulgaria. The tomb in the village of Sveshtari, Razgrad region, is among the best-preserved and most impressive in our land.

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A magical white swallow still brings hope in the Bulgarian Dobrudzha

Dobrudzha is among the favorite places of the Bulgarian writer Yordan Yovkov. He points the region out as a source of inspiration. The Bulgarian master of the stories has lived in Dobrudzha for about 10 years but that period has been a source of lots of creative fantasies for him. There Yovkov created some of his most magical and captivating plots.

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“Orlovo oko” – a paradise for the soul under Rhodopes’ St. Iliya peak

A breathtaking view is revealed at 1563 meters above sea level from the panoramic site “Orlovo oko” (“Eagle’s Eye”) below peak St. Iliya in the Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria. From here you can see the beauty of the Buynovo Gorge, the Bulgarian and Greek part of the Rhodopes, and a small part of Pirin and Rila mountains.

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How Melnik became famous with a novel by Carl May

The famous writer of adventure novels Carl May wrote about the Bulgarian town of Melnik at the end of the 19th century. In 1888 the writer published the series “Through the depths of the Balkans” and he described the hard life of the Bulgarian folk in the Ottoman Empire.