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THE "ELEPHANT"
An interesting rock formation, looks like an elephant figure, near by Devin town, along "Vatsha" river.

Trigradsko dough, "Devil throat" cave
Majestic canyon, cut through by Trigradska river situated 2km. away from Trigrad village. With its rocks high to 250m, Trigraddsko dough is real attraction for the mountaineers. There are more than 150 caves in the dough, some of which are urbanized, such as the famous one - "Devil throat". Inside you can see 18 waterfalls, and the biggest one falls to the hall is high 42m. Hundred steep steps, floodlights and pendant bridges make accessible for every one the raw underground world of "Devil throat".

"Jagodinska cave"
It is situated 3 km. southeast of Jagodina village. It is one of the deepest cave in Bulgaria (6.450m.) Beautiful formation of stalactites, stalagmites and leopard hide can be seen along the attractive, lighted path. In the cave, there are open archaeological Neolithic finds (4th-5th century BC).

"The Girl"
An unique rock formation of girl, situated closed to the road Devin - Shiroka Laka. The legend tells, that on this place the beautiful girl from Shiroka Laka wanted to be petrified and so she will save the honors and the faith from the Turkish, who pursued her. This monument is protected natural landmark.

Shiroka laka village
It is announced as an archeological, folklore and ethnographical museum. Walking down to the cobblestone streets, suddenly you get 1-2 century back in the Bulgarian Revival. The most interesting buildings, saved of this time are: the Assu - build in 1834 only for 40 days (as the Turkish fir man said), and the "Sgourovski resting" in which is situated the Ethnographic museum. In the village is one of the two big folklore musical schools of the country.

The protected place "Chairi"
It is situated - 19 km. east of Trigrad village in this place there are six natural slipping lakes, saved from the Caterer epoch. With its varied flora and fauna, this pictorial place is one of the desired tourists object.

"Agoushevi resting place"
An architecture monument in the middle of the Rodope mountain is from the beginning of 19 century, these resting places were residences of the local Turkish pasture. This remarkable complex of housing and agricultural buildings is situated to the Spring of Arda River in Mogilitza village. "Agoushevi resting" place is unique with its 221 windows, 86 doors and 24 chimneys.

Smolian lakes
They are famous as "Smaragdovi eyes" of Rodope Mountain. They are situated near Smolian town. In times their number was - 20, and now they are only seven. The longest and finest lake is the so-called "Muddy lake".

The marvelous bridges
They are a unique natural phenomenon, which name comes from their form, looks like bridge extends over Small River. The phenomenon is formed as a result of destruction of old cave of an earthquake. Near by is the "Ice cave" and the "Big cave" in which there are archaeological finds from 5th-6th century BC.

Batshkovo monastery
Traveling from Plovdiv to Smolian town, you will pass by Batshkovo monastery - the second big monastery in Bulgaria, founded in 1083. According to the legend, patriarch Evtimji, exile in the Rodope Mountain of the Turkish invaders, was buried in the monastery in 14 century. Here is the famous with its miracle icon of "Holy Virgin", date from 1310. The monastery museum preserves many books of true merit, relics, icons and others

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