Category: Perperikon

Perperikon

PerperikonPerperikon is an ancient Thracian city located in the Eastern Rhodopes, 15 kilometers North-West of the present day town of Kardzhali.

Perpericon is thought to be a sacred place. Human activity in the area dates back to 5000 B.C.

The first traces of civilization on the hill date from the Bronze Age, while the ceramics found on the place date from the Early Iron Age, as well as the impressive round altar, almost 2 m in diameter, chiseled out of the rocks. Read more

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