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Sanctuary near Tatul

Author: Павлина , 5.1 km From Nanovitsa.    , Адрес: Momchilgrad, с. Татул
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    End the few Muslim Village in Tatul Momchilgrad Municipality was found an ancient sanctuary, which is expected to be associated with the temple of the mythical singer Orpheus. Rock complex of the ancient sanctuary of the ancient fortress is located approximately a kilometer from the village, it leads to a distinct scenic promenade. There on the rock in the shape of a truncated pyramid are two sarcophagi, leading them to cut into the rock eight feet, were found traces of altars, niches, grooves are formed in the rock cult sites and steps towards them, at the very top is a rock tomb with ovoid shape, the roof is really a square hole is cut along its rain sacrifices plastered with waterproof mortar in recent research into the pyramid was discovered by building stone which draws close to the staircase. It is believed that the cult shrine is left of the 12th century BC in the area are open graves, religious facilities, ancient inscriptions, sanctuary near Tatul is only part of a larger religious complex, still grabs the interest of scientists and archaeologists. Recently vine sprouted from extinct thousands of years ago a variety of Thracian tomb of Orpheus, although in this region do not grow vines.

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