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