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Green Corridors - THRACIAN SANCTUARY IN THE LOCALITY MISHKOVA NIVA, NEAR MALKO TARNOVO

THRACIAN SANCTUARY IN THE LOCALITY MISHKOVA NIVA, NEAR MALKO TARNOVO

It is located on 3 km southwest of town, at the foot of the hill, where the ancient fort "Golyamo Gradishte" was once built.

THRACIAN SANCTUARY IN THE LOCALITY MISHKOVA NIVA, NEAR MALKO TARNOVO

History

Unique religious facility from the 1st-4th century, connected with the worship of the Sun God and Mother Goddess, and the cult to ancestors. At its center was built a beehive tomb, which is situated in the southern part of a wide circle made of large stones with a diameter of 23 m and 1.8 m height. Around 150 meters away, there is a large necropolis and fortified villa of the same period.

Preservation

Condition: The sanctuary has been studied by archaeologists and is partially reinforced. There is a marked trail for tourists.

Area Descriptions

Public access: 3 km along E87 from the town of Malko Tarnovo - direction border crossing "Malko Tarnovo" for Turkey and 1 km forest path to the sanctuary.

Project: Green corridors - promotion of natural, cultural and historical heritage in the region of Burgas and Kirklareli. Grant Contract №РД-02-29-173/01.07.2011.

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