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Ancient Thracian megalithic monuments - Private Day Tour

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    Pass By: Sofia History Museum, pl.Banski 1, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

    The tour starts at 08:30 am when our tripvam representative will pick you up from your hotel.

    We leave for Strelcha village which is 2 hours drive from Sofia.

    Our journey begins with a visit to the Zhaba mogila (sanctuary-temple) which is the biggest of all 300 mounds in the town of Strelcha and one of the biggest mounds in Bulgaria. This mound is a unique Thracian cult complex which consists of Temple-mausoleum and a Sanctuary-temple. Zhaba mogila was built and used by the “Besi” Thracian tribe which inhabited these lands between the 5th-4th century BC.

    Our next stop is Strelcha town where we’ll visit the Historical Museum. We can also buy some local food and products in order to have a picnic while visiting the Megalithic sanctuaries.

    Our adventure continues towards the rock megalithic complex named “The tower”. The main part of this sanctuary is situated on a huge rock. There is formed facility which was used for fortune-telling and worship practices towards the God Dionysus.

    Next, we’ll visit one of the biggest megalithic complexes – Skumsale. It’s characterized by many different rock objects which were built for cult purposes in the midst of an oak forest. We’ll hike towards its northern part where on a big lawn surrounded from all sides by high rocks are situated thrones, furrows, and sacrificial altars which the ancient inhabitants of Sredna Gora used for their cult’s purposes.

    We leave for Sofia with expected arrival time in the city at around 6:00 pm
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    Wherever you are staying at
    Duration
    9h
    Inclusions
    • Transport in a modern vehicle (car/minibus) with air conditioning
    • Visit Thracian tomb Zhaba mogila
    • Entrance fee for Zhaba mogila
    • Visit Strelcha town and its Historical Museum
    • Hiking and exploring the Thracian megalithic complex of Skumsale
    • Hiking and exploring the Thracian megalithic complex – Kulata
    • English speaking tripvam representative during the whole trip
    Exclusions
    • Personal expenditures
    • Food and beverages
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Insurance (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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