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10 miles from the town of Kurdzhali, Bulgaria
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All reviews sacred place great place to visit history thousands ruins site km altar moment stone country energy construction imagination road
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is very ancient centre of Minoan civilization. The EU recently put in around 3M EUR to development of tourism infrastructure here. Now it is easily accessible by road from Kardzhali, around 8 miles. Good and rather large parking, but better come early, after lunch...More

Thank Euhenio B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We visited in the rainy evening so we were almost the only ones on the mountain. The climb was long, about 1 hour as we've stopped to enjoy the views. When we got on top and watched the sunset... oh boy. This is the view...More

1  Thank Sherpa802402
Reviewed 29 October 2017

You'll need to either rent a car or jump on a tour to get here, but it's definitely worth the effort. This was the highlight of my trip to Bulgaria. 8000+ years of history free for roaming at your will. We spent about 2 hours...More

1  Thank Twigsley
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Maybe we should have bought a guide. As it was now, it was only imagination to understand what we were looking at. Actually the ruins itself are quite good and I probably would have given 4 stars if they had more signs telling what it...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This place is definitely worth a visit even if you have to cross the whole country. Why? You'll understand when you get there. Full of energy and history through thousands of years. Nice view from the top and very nice trip to it.

Thank Svetko_Jimmy
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Dated 5-7 000 years ago Perperikon is one of the ancient places throughout Europe, where we just see and adore without knowing exactly what was the purpose of the constructions made. it cannot be compared / for the moment/ with Stonehedge, but it is worth...More

Thank Dimitar G
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Well worth crossing the country for, it really is the Machu Pichu of the west! The site is accessible by good footpaths to the top, with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. One would definitely regret not making the effort to visit this place.

Thank BaghdadSuzanne
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Antiquity city, dating back to tracians, unfortunately underwent full destruction followed by bullish tries for conservation. Big potential to be unleashed. Entry comes for €3

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Perperikon is situated on the top of a mountain at approx.15 km from the small town of Kardzali. It is a small Thracian stone fortress, probably used as a control point but also as a sacred place. There must be about 30 min from the...More

Thank Sorin D
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The legend has it that high in the mountains stood the shrine of the Thracian God Dionysus—the site where Alexander the Great received the phrophecy that he would rule the world..... Worth buying the site map from the little man near the ticket office.

Thank Doe F
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