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Sanctuary of Orpheus at the village of Tatul

In Eastern Rhodopes, Momchilgrad area a cult complex from prehistoric times attracts visitors from all over the world. It is believed that at this place a complex was built and was associated with the cult of the ancient poet and hero Orpheus. During the Byzantine era the pagan shrine was replaced with a fortified estate of a rich person. Now the site is a cultural monument situated 15 km away from the town of Momchilgrad. Easy walking trail leads you from the village of Tatul to the monument. The view is wonderful.

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