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Thracian sanctuary "Kutela"

"Kutela" is a megalithic monument located near the village of Rozovets. It is believed to be from the time of the Thracians. It is a stone vessel resembling a cup. It is 1.5 m high, 1.1 m deep and its walls are 0.40 m thick. If you travel from Pavel Banya to the village of Rozovets, there is a extension of the road before the village. There is also a signpost for Kutela. The length of the hike from this extension to the sanctuary is about 700 m. It is along a dirt road. [...]
Text: Nedyalko Mihalev | Photos: Nedyalko Mihalev

Thracian Sanctuary of the Nymphs and Aphrodite

The Thracian sanctuary of the nymphs and Aphrodite is located near the village of Kasnakovo, Haskovo district. The sanctuary was discovered in 1898 and is one of the best preserved and impressive ancient temples in Bulgaria.
The sanctuary was established in the 2nd century AD. It is dedicated to the nymphs, mythical creatures associated with water, nature and fertility in Greek mythology. Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, is also believed to be worshipped here.
The complex includes a central temple with three rooms, a small temple dedicated to Asclepius and two pools believed to have been used for ritual bathing. The central temple is surrounded by a colonnade and is decorated with intricate carvings depicting scenes from Greek mythology, including stories of Aphrodite and the nymphs. [...]
Text: Nedyalko Mihalev | Photos: Nedyalko Mihalev

Thracian sanctuary "Mishkova niva"

The Thracian sanctuary of Mishkova Niva is located near Malko Tarnovo, in Strandzha Mountain. The sanctuary was discovered in the 1980s and is one of the largest and most important ancient Thracian sanctuaries in Bulgaria.
The sanctuary was active between the 5th and 3rd centuries BC to the Roman Imperial era 2nd-3rd century. The site was used for religious rituals, sacrifices and pilgrimages. The sanctuary is dedicated to the god Apollo and the goddess Artemis and it is believed that their priest lived here. [...]
Text: Nedyalko Mihalev | Photos: Nedyalko Mihalev
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