Category: Samokov

Samokov

SamokovThe town of Samokov is located in the Samokov Valley, called Palakariya. Samokov is a small town known in the time of the Turkish rule for its iron ore extraction.

Interesting places to visit in Samokov are: the Old Mosque, The School of Arts and the Convent.

The town is in the vicinity of Rila Mountain, the biggest national park in Bulgaria. The Mussala Mount (2925 m) of Rila is the highest peak in the Balkan Peninsula.  Read more

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