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Chapel St. Mary Brodilovo

Author: , 13.3 km From Tsarevo.    , Адрес: Tsarevo, село Бродилово
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 At the heart of Strandja is the second Cross Forest. It carries an equally strong charge as that in the Rhodopes. It is located in the village Brodilovo. The area is St. Mary and the chapel named after the Mother of God is located nearly 2 kilometers. southwest of the village. Locals say that according to tradition on monk from the Cross forest in the Rhodope Mountains, Strandja was a place that was as sacred as the Rhodope Christian Center. The belief is that if you sleep overnight in this area receives the same treatment as that of the Cross Forest. According to local beliefs spring with healing water flowing near the chapel. Water is called "beech" and should be drunk "silent." The chapel "St. Mary "is nestled among centuries-old trees where there is stiff benches and tables. In August, about the feast of the Assumption, residents of Brodilovo visit the area by walking on foot path to the chapel. Liturgy provides the beginning of the celebration. Eid is sanctified food and then distributed to visitors for prosperity and health.

One of the richest deposits of the emblem foods of Strandja - Strandzha periwinkle, are on the way to paraklika. The significance of the area is confirmed by archaeologists during 2008 revealed Thracian necropolis with a vaulted tomb. During excavations five years later it is revealed ruler's home near the mounds, which was considered to possess buried in the tomb of Thracian aristocrat.

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