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10 miles from the town of Kurdzhali, Bulgaria
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14 May 2017
“A must”
7 May 2017
“Thracian fortress Perperikon”
10 miles from the town of Kurdzhali, Bulgaria
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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
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Easy to find,there is guides who will explain you with details all the history of this ancient city so well that you can see it as it was thousands of years ago...

Thank Zlatina T
Reviewed 7 October 2016

You have to see it to believe it. This is a great, magical old Thracian city with rich history and beautiful surroundings. The persistent work of archeologists pays off and new discoveries are being revealed literally every year. Last year's find is the base of...More

Thank StellaDimova
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We spend 2h there. Was amazing.first we bought the map but its really hard and not so easi to find the spots,so we got latter a guide who was fantastic. So enthusiastic and knowing so many details. I highly recommend. The view is great and...More

Thank Stela A
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the scenery coupled with the way of life of our ancestors. Interesting stone carved water supplies, chairs, pool and more. On the way I noticed a split in two rock that reminded me of the one Moses ran water from. If your imagination...More

Thank Nina R
Reviewed 1 September 2016

It's amazing this place was un-earthed only in 2000, but it has been there for thousands of years. It is absolutely fascinating how well preserved it is, and how people built things like that from heavy stones so many years ago. The place is becoming...More

Thank movtcharova
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This archeological site is definitely a highlight for those interested in Balkan history back to the Thracian period. We had a sizeable group so we paid for a tour guide who pointed out elements of interest that are not obvious, but you can do a...More

Thank Ushnish S
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