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The Old wall, Sofia

The Old Wall is a historical landmark in Sofia, located in the Lozenets district, near the Seminary. It dates back to the Ottoman era and is one of the few remaining fragments of the fortress wall that once surrounded the city.
The old wall was built in the 16th century during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent. It was part of a larger fortress system designed to protect the city from attack. The wall was about 4 kilometres long and had a total of four gates, one of which is still preserved today. [...]
Text: Nedyalko Mihalev | Photos: Nedyalko Mihalev

"Yailata" National Archaeological Reserve

The National Archaeological Reserve "Yailata" is a protected area and an important archaeological site located about 2 km northeast of the village of Kamen Bryag, Dobrich region. The reserve covers an area of over 300 hectares and includes natural formations, caves and archaeological remains.
The area of the Yailata has been inhabited by people from various periods dating back more than 7000 years ago. The first known inhabitants were the Thracians, who built fortresses and rock tombs in the area. Greek colonizers then arrived in the 5th century BC and then the Romans in the 2nd century BC. Each of these peoples left their mark on the landscape of the Yailata through their architectural structures and artifacts. [...]
Text: Nedyalko Mihalev | Photos: Nedyalko Mihalev
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