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Veleka Beach near Sinemorets - the place where the river meets the sea


Veleka beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. It is located to the north of the village of Sinemorets and is called Veleka after the river that flows into the sea at its end by means of an "liman". The beach line is between 500 meters and a kilometer long and up to a hundred meters wide. Every year the beach is different, because of the action of the river. When the river is full, part of the sand disappears and reappears in the spring. You could say that every year you come across a new and different beach.

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Popina laka`s waterfall - beauty and coolness at the foot of Pirin Mountain


Popina laka's waterfall is very beautiful and attractive, especially during the summer months. It is located about 20 km from Sandanski (about 180 km from Sofia) at the foot of Pirin Mountain and attracts many tourists looking for coolness in the hot summer months or looking for beautiful views in the lower part of the mountain. It is located in the area of ​​Popina Laka and is very easily accessible by car and only a few minutes walk to it.

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Back in the centuries with the medieval fortress town of Cherven


Cherven is one of the most important church and cultural centers during the Second Bulgarian State. It is located on a rocky hill about 1 km long and up to 200 meters wide. The medieval city was divided into 2 parts - inner and outer city. The inner (Citadel) was surrounded by a high fortress wall and defensive towers (bastions). In its best years, the city was inhabited by over 10,000 people and was an important trading settlement in the region.

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Prohodna Cave - famous for "God's Eyes", bungee jumping and movies


Prohodna Cave is located in the area of ​​the village of Karlukovo. It has been a natural landmark since 1962, and its fame comes for a variety of reasons. It is 365 meters long and reaches a height of 56 meters. In the ceiling of the cave were two huge openings resembling human eyes. For this reason, many people call it the "Eyes of God" or the "God's eyes". A large number of commercials, music videos and film productions have been shot here, such as "Time Apart", "The Way Back", "Shmenti Kapeli" and others. Another interesting fact is that this is one of the few caves in the world where bungee jumping is performed. In it you can also find dozens of climbing routes and enthusiasts can often be seen on the rock walls.

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Assen's Fortress - the protective wall of the pass between Thrace and the Aegean


Asen's Fortress is located near Asenovgrad. It is located on the rocky hill Mogilata and it has a great view from the road Asenovgrad - Smolyan. The fortress, which rises at least 100 meters above the road, was a major strategic point above the pass connecting Plovdiv with the Aegean. With its almost vertical slopes, even overhanging the river, it is inaccessible on all three sides. The excellent location and natural protection of the area has been used since the time of the Thracians, who in the V century BC. build a fortification.

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