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Krumovgrad – The Rhodopean Klondike

Krumovgrad is a small town in the Eastern Rhodopes. They call it ¨the Rhodopean Klondike¨ because of the gold mine in the city. Krumovgrad is the third largest in the district after Kardzhali and Momchilgrad. The town was named after the Bulgarian Khan Krum. Until 1934, the name of Krumovgrad was Koshu kawak, which comes…

Momchilgrad

In the southern part of the Eastern Rhodopes is situated Momchilgrad. It is part of Kardzhali Province and is situated between Kardzali and Dzebel. Given the need to introduce them in the history of the Member States and the Member States under consideration. The local population is  Turkish. In the 18th – 19th centuries many…

Chernichevo village

Chernichevo (Bulgarian: Черничево) is an old Bulgarian village situated in the Eastern part of Rhodope Mountains. Its original Bulgarian name is “Dunyata” (Bulgarian: Дунята). It lies on a region with an ancient history and rich past. Near the settlement there are seven dolmens from the time of the Thracians and ruins of a medieval fortress…

Perperikon

Perperikon is located near the village of Chiflik. You can see a hill with remains of fortress walls. Traces of 65,000 BC are found here. Chr. from the Stone Age, when the first sanctuary was created. The temples were made of clay with walls of clay and stone. Found small clay vessels with food for…