The Zemen Gorge is formed by the Struma River and is located between the Konyavska and Zemenska Mountains. It is a deep picturesque gorge of 20 km length, stretching from the town of Zemen to the village of Razhdavitza. It is especially impressive in its middle part at the Zemen rocky pyramids. The Zemen Rocks were proclaimed for a natural landmark in 1968 with the purpose of preserving the unique rocky formations located on the territory of the village of Zlogosh, Municipality of Treklyano, Kyustendil District.

The Skakavitza Waterfall is located on the Golemi Dol River, which is the right tributary of the Struma River. It is 750 m high with a height of the falling waters of 70 m. Skakavitza was proclaimed for a natural landmark in 1968. It is located on the territory of the village of Polska Skakavitza.

Vekovna bukova gora /The Centuries-old beech forest/ is a protected site on the territory of the village of Granitza, Municipality of Kyustendil covering an area of 1,30 hectares. The site was proclaimed for a protected territory in 1995 and is under the jurisdiction of the Osogovo State Forestry.

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The cave in the Ridinata site was proclaimed for a natural landmark in 1971. It is located in the region of the village of Iliya, Municipality of Nevestino, Kyustendil District. The protected territory covers an area of 50 hectares and is under the jurisdiction of the Nevestino State Forestry.

The Goritza Waterfall is a natural landmark on the territory of the village of Ovchartzi, Municipality of Sapareva Banya, Kyustendil District. It was proclaimed for a natural landmark in 1965 covering an area of 1 hectare.

The group of sequoia trees in the Yuchbunar site is located in the region of the village of Bogoslov, Municipality of Kyustendil. They were proclaimed for a natural landmark in 1989 with the purpose of preserving the centuries-old trees covering an area of 20 hectares.

The Stob Pyramids

The Stob Pyramids

The Stobski Pyramids are rocky formations at the southwestern foot of the Rila Mountains. They are located to the east of the village of Stob, Municipality of Kocherinovo, Kyustendil District. They are formed of old Quaternary rust-coloured deposits with a thickness of 40 m. They are located along the left valley slope of the Rilska River. The Stobski Pyramids are of different shapes, most of which are covered with rocky blocks. The local people have given them different names such as: the towers, the parents-in-law etc. The pyramids were proclaimed for a natural landmark in 1964 covering an area of 7,40 hectares.

Koriyata is an oak forest on the territory of the village of Dobri dol, Municipality of Treklyano, Kyustendil District. It was proclaimed for a natural landmark in 1987 covering an area of 30 hectares.

Skrino is a habitat of Turkish hazel tree on the territory of the village of Skrino, Municipality of Boboshevo, Kyustendil District. It was proclaimed for a natural landmark in 1980 covering an area of 20 hectares.

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Pobit kamak is a rocky formation in the region of the village of Pobit kamak, Municipality of Treklyano, Kyustendil District. The rocky formation was included in the list of natural landmarks in 1962 with a protected area of 50 hectares.

The Saint Ana Waterfall is a natural landmark of 50 hectares on the territory of the village of Smolichano, Municipality of Nevestino, Kyustendil District. It was included in the list of the natural landmarks in 1971.

The Black Rock is a natural landmark on the territory of the village of Borovetz, Municipality of Kocherinovo, Kyustendil District covering an area of 8,50 hectares. It was included in the list of the natural landmarks in 1974.

Panichishte

Panichishte

Panichishte is a location in Northwestern Rila at a height of 1 350 m. The site is covered with a coniferous forest and meadows in the middle of which there is a lake of 1,2 hectares. Panichishte is a mountainous resort. It lies at a distance of 14 km southeast of the town of Sapareva Banya.

Semkovo is a mountainous and ski resort in Southeasten Rila. It is located at an altitude of 1 600 m. Semkovo has a mild mountainous climate and is surrounded by pine and spruce forests and meadows.

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