The Perpericon Palace – The Home of Gods, Bulgaria

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Minka Tsoneva (Mimip… on May 29, 2008

This is the archeological hit of the last years in Bulgaria and in the world. The palace and its fortress are considered to be the ancient and mysterious capital of the Odryss kingdom. The palace was at least on three floors, according to the holes in the rocks. In fact, it was cut in the rocks.

When you are inside the palace you feel like some mighty creature is near and is watching you. And probably that is true. That is really The Home of Gods. When you climb on a rocky wall and look at the world somewhere below, you begin to feel like a god yourself.

The complex was of very great religious importance not only for the Thracians, but for the whole ancient world - Greeks, Persians, Macedonians… According to the ancient legends and some of the modern scholars, that was the place where Alexander the Great learned his destiny - to conquer the world and to die 33 years old.

The complex existed for almost 3000 years. Later, it was a very important fortress of Byzantine, Latin Empire and Bulgaria. The enormous water basin for its defenders still exists and can be used again. The only one existing golden seal of the Bulgarian king Ivan-Alexander was found in that fortress.

Manol Manoman on April 25, 2009

Здравей Мими! Разгледах една, мммм.....немалка част от снимките и от тази твоя страница / Всъщност и преди пак бях надникнал тук. Хубави са! Виж, идеята ти в Панорамио ми хареса, но истината е че никак не обичам да чета упътвания, регламенти и пр. Предпочитам да разглеждам, да чета мнения и да изразявам такива, но нямам нищо против да контактувам , напротив. Незнам,но ако имаш желание и притежаваш Skype, обади ми се / моят ник там е manoman66 /. Може да ми обясниш там за какво става по-точно въпрос и изобщо да контактуваме, мисля има за какво да си говорим и да коментираме. Исках да ти го изпратя това съобщение през другата ти страница обаче ми дава грешка при обработката на данните.

Minka Tsoneva (Mimip… on April 25, 2009

Благодаря Манол за посещението и за оценката, впечатлена съм! Радвам се когато снимките ми и сайта ми се харесва и на Българите!


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  • Uploaded on May 12, 2008
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    by Minka Tsoneva (Mimip…
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot Pro1
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