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The Teteven Historical Musuem

The Teteven Historical Museum was founded in 1911. The museum exhibits are arranged in three sections – Archeology, Ethnography, and The Bulgarian Awakening. The Archeology Section offers displays such finds as late Paleolithic and Neolithic implements. Various vessels and sacrificial stones provide information about the practices of the region’s Thracian inhabitants. Visitors may...

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The Karlanovo Pyramids

The Karlanovo Pyramids are sandstone pyramids often included as part of The Melnik complex of stone pyramids and are located near the village of Karlanovo. They were declared a natural landmark in 1960.

The pyramids near Melnik, Karlanovo, and Rozhensko may either be considered as separate rock formations or as a single...

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Ali Botush Reservation

The reservation Ali Botush is situated in the Slavyanka mountain, located to the south of Pirin. The state borderline between Bulgaria and Greece passes along the ridge of the mountain, and half of its area is placed on the territory of Greece. Its highest point is Gotsev peak (2212 m.), situated on the...

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Museum of Palaeontology, Elena

The Museum of Palaeontology in the town of Elena is situated under the roof of Popnikolova House – one of the oldest buildings in the town from the period of the Bulgarian National Revival (18th-19th century) and an architectural and construction cultural heritage of national importance. In 1980 – 1981 the house was...

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