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Melnik is a town in Sputhwest Bulgaria near Blagoevgrad and Sandanski. This is the smallest town in Bulgaria. Melnik is situated in a mountainous region in the southwest foot of the Pirin mountain.

Melnik is a starting point for hut Pirin and hut Malina. The river Melnishka, which is a tributary of the river Struma, flows through the small town. The Rozhen monastery is situated 7 km away from the town. There is a direct path, for all nature lovers, which passes through the natural phenomenon - the Melnik pyramids.

The town is a part of the hundred national tourist destinations of the Bulgarian tourist union. The places, you could visit, are the following:

The historical museum in Melnik is situated in the Pashova house, built in 1815;

The Kordopulova house is built in 1754 by a wealthy Greek merchant from the Kordopulos family;

The monument of Yane Sandanski was built in 1972 and it is situated at the very entrance of Melnik.

The Rozhen monastery is the biggest sanctuary in the Pirin region and it is one of several Medieval Bulgarian monasteries which survived relatively intact till the present day. The monastery was built in 13th century. It is situated around 7 km away from the town of Melnik in the lower parts of Pirin and Belasitsa; it is also near the famous ‘Melnik melove' - these are pyramid hills, which were formed from the erosion of the clay soil, situated all round the town.

The Predel region is located 70 km away from Melnik. The Predela hotel is situated in the Predela area, between the Rila and Pirin mountains. The guests of the hotel could enjoy their summer or winter holidays in the mountains among peace and quitness. The century-old tree is situated in the yard of the Predela hotel; the beech gives positive energy to whomever toughes it. The hotel has suites and rooms which could accommodate from 50 to 55 people.


Predela Hotel

Predela Hotel

Predela hotel is situated in the Predela area in the Predela col on the north slope of the Rila mountain.

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