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Sightseeings in Ilindentsi Vilage

1. An open-air sculptural marble park, occupying the surrounding hills, recreating the inspiration of artists  from Japan, France, Bulgaria, Germany, Austria  and many other countries. On an annual basis, the park undergoes a process of further expansion managed by the “Art center Ilindentzy” foundation, chaired by mr.Ivan Rusev. Every year, among the unique combination between nature, stone and artistic  masterpieces , the Marble town of arts creates a specific atmosphere for many artist to show ant to perform their  arts  for the audience . An open-air marble amphitheatre  with 300 sitting places, “singing” stones , a cave with remains from 60 million years  old river are only the part of all the masterpieces based in this unique marble park.

2.Church „Saint Marina”, located right in the village centre, build over an ancient Turkish bath.

3.Chapel and holy spring with a “healing water”, that is famous for its ability to improve one’s sight.It is located in “Zandanite”site near above the Ilindentsi village.

4.Historical museum in Strumyani /3 km away from Ilindentsi/, possessing a rich collection of documents, national dresses, tools, coins and other antiques from the region.

Official opening ceremony after last renovation in October 2014.

5.Church „St. George the Conqueror”, in Mikrevo village, 5 km away from Ilindentsi .The church was built in 1928 and there are two operating preasts – the first one Ivan Pankovski and the second one Vasil Kotev.

6.”Zandanite” landmark s/above Ilindentsi village/are natural chalk rocks which have been used as a natural prison for Bulgarians in the times of Ottoman rule .

7.Eco trail “Zadlak”- which is overpassing through the open-air sculptural park.

8.Vanga’s temple in the Rupite area, 30 km away from Ilindentsi. 

9.The architectural reserve – city of Melnik with incredible sandy pyramids.It is  located around 50 km. away from Ilindentsi.
10.Rozen monastery “The nativity of St.Vergine”

11.Neolitical settlement in Masovets area in front of Ilindentzy village and remainings of ancient villages, fortified walls, consecrated grounds, caves and other ancient artifacts awaiting to be discovered.


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