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Archaeological Complex of Perperikon

More than 5 thousand years ago, ancient people began to worship the rocks and bring gifts to please them. By that time a huge rocky complex was formed. Perperikon passed through various epochs and had many structures – it was ancient city , cultural center , religious center , administrative center. Perperikon is one of the must see sights of the Eastern Rhodopes – it offers a combination between history, archaeology, nature and culture. For active people there is a hiking trail which starts from the village of Bolyartsi and guide you to the very top of the complex , passing through woodland , Muslim Tekke, bird watching view point , interesting rock formations and rare plants. The trail combines nature and history , mixed and coniferous forest, semi- wild area and panorama views. Enjoy it.