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Starosel
On the way to the mound in the area Chetinyova Manastircheto Horizon mound is located, named the European Foundation “stichting horizon” means by which excavations were made in 2002. Found monument of thracian architecture from the late 5th to early 4th century BC.

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Mezek
Mezek village is located 10 km. west of Svilengrad.
fortress
West of the village is a medieval fortress. The walls of the fortress surrounding area of ​​approximately 7 acres in the shape of an irregular rectangle with dimensions 110/60 m, constructed of stone blocks bonded with white mortar. Outside grizzled with two bands from a four bricks. Defense of the fortress was reinforced by nine towers blunt and above 10m, five of which are located on the south wall kpepostna (two and three angular front), two on the west (in the middle of the main entrance) and one on the north and the eastern wall.

The towers were separated beams on floors provided with holes along the front and sides. Their relationship has been going on with wooden stairs. The tower, located in the southwest corner of the castle is the most interesting constructed.

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Malko Tarnovo
Malko Tarnovo is located in southeastern Bulgaria, situated in a natural park “Strandja”. West of Malko Tarnovo rises the highest peak of the Bulgarian Strandja Big Gradishte (709 m). Only the municipality of Malko Tarnovo found about 70 old mines and in the vicinity of the city four furnaces. In the area of ​​the village found a number of monuments megaliths, mound necropolises, ancient buildings, castle, revealing the importance of settlement in the thracian and roman times. To open in Mishkova levels quadrilateral marble altar speak of the old ore-mining in this region. This monument and many other trace evidence that some of Malko Tarnovo has remained a center of Roman metals industry in Strandja.

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Belantash
Belantash rocky plateau is situated 60 km southeast of Plovdiv and 34 km. from the town, above the village door. The name means white, good, and smart rock knowledge. The dimensions are 310 meters on the plateau. of 40m., is 50m high. It seems really inspiring. The very Belantash a breathtaking panorama of the surrounding areas. To the rocky summit is reached by stone steps, guided to the site on which to this day can be seen ritual urns and trays with grooves which are engaged in rituals. The site of the plateau is quite smooth smoothed. Both are perfectly preserved reservoir depth 2.5 m diameter and 1.5 and 1.9 m. Under Belantash ancient graves were discovered, and close side Thracian settlement with interesting pottery finds.
There are various theories on the plateau.

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Kazanlak
A little more than a kilometer northeast of the center of Kazanlak find one of the oldest and most interesting early hellenistic tombs, tombs discovered in Bulgaria, so far. This is part of the Valley of the kings. It was discovered by accident on April 19, 1944 by soldiers who dug a trench under a mound in the northeast part of Kazanlak. She was a thracian ruler Roigos.

The tomb consists of three rooms a hall, built of stones and clay, narrow corridor with pointed brick finish and rounded brick burial chamber with bell dome.
Outside is covered with a casing of stones cemented with clay. In bones found in the burial chamber seems to have been made ​​man and woman. In the mound were found two ceramic vessels (Askos) and a silver jug with gilt, and in the porch the bones of a horse and ritual pottery (oynohoe). In the dome camera and found an amphora, clay dry rosettes of gold funerary wreath, small pieces of Thracian golden jewelery and pottery fragments.

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