Latest archaeological finds in Tatul date the earliest settlement to 4000 BC. According to Ovcharov, the site is the sanctuary and tomb of an influential Thracian leader who deified after his death.
He also links it with the cult of Orpheus. The ancient sources describe the ritual of burying leaders overground, on the top of a hill, as extremely rare, mentioning only Orpheus and Resus as two of the leaders who were buried this way.
Tatul a true place to visit for antiquity lovers.