More than 1,500 people have visited the National Archeological Reserve Deultum – Debelt

26 June 2016

More than 1,500 people have visited the National Archeological Reserve Deultum in Debelt since its opening two months ago. This became clear during the visit of the Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova in Sredets municipality. She went sightseeing to some of the main touristic attractions in the region and conducted a working meeting for the development of tourism, attended by the members of parliament Diana Yordanova, Rumen Zhelev, the Governor of Burgas region Valcho Cholakov, the Mayor of Sredets Ivan Zhabov, the Mayor of Kameno Zhelyo Vardunski etc.

„Sredets is located very close to our large Black Sea resorts and at the same time it can offer many attractions to tourists”, said Minister Angelkova. She recalled that over 2,7 mln. BGN were invested in the museum in Debelt, which keeps unique Thracian artefacts. „We will include the municipality within the range of foreign journalist tours that we are preparing with the hope that this will be a first major step for the popularization of the region“, reported Minister Angelkova. According to her, the forecasts are for around 20 thousand tourists visiting the municipality per year with peak tourist flow in the active summer months.

Earlier today Minister Angelkova was a guest of the patronal feast All Saints’ Day in Sredets and gave an icon to the local church as a present. Together with the Mayor Ivan Zhabov and the Deputy Mayor Angel Tashev she visited the village of Fakia, where she was welcomed with 27 authentic Strandzha dishes. After that, they visited the Thracian Megalithic Sanctuary “Markov Kamak”, which is located near the Bulgarian-Turkish border. It is more than 2,000 years old and is a complex of stones of the worshipers of the sun. They also visited the church in the village of Dolno Yabalkovo, built at the end of the 19th century. 

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