Thracian cult complex near the village of Angel Voivoda
Author: rooms.bg , 18.5 km From Mineralni Bani, Haskovo. , Адрес: Haskovo, село Ангел Войвода, Gps coordinates: N 41.8355580 E 25.2619999
Among the many megalithic monuments near Haskovo, Thracian complex in the vicinity of. Angel leader is a special place. The ancient sanctuary is one of the largest in Bulgaria and is a cultural monument, but have not yet done archaeological research and therefore its popularity is not yet large.
The complex is located on Mount Asara. The ridge notice traces of the wall, and on the rocks formed about fifty religious niches. Height was carved rock pool with a form resembling a trapezoid with rounded corners - presumably served for the altar. On trizabera formed several religious facilities. At the east is hewn tomb, with five steps. There is no way to know whether this is real or symbolic grave. Near the base of the rock is outlined irregular quadrangle with a hemispherical indentation in the center. It is assumed that he is a symbol of the door to the afterlife. The other two are ruined cliff tops and there is no way to determine the likelihood and here there were graves as described or sites for ritual actions.
Completely destroyed the main - part of the complex, which in the past has been welcoming visitors to the south of the summit. This item represented a solid block with a flat surface at an angle of approximately 450 inclined to the east. It can be clearly seen around a circle of 1.62 m. Diameter hole in the middle for the insertion of an axis similar to the solar watches.
Such facilities were used to detect the fall and spring equinox, as well as to determine the current time. It is assumed here that the priests spread word any important moment after which all are directed to the top, where they held the appropriate sacrifices and gifts were given to the gods.
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