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Kovachevitsa architectural reserve village is with the most amazing and beautiful houses in Bulgaria. In Kovachevitsa each building is a cultural monument and imparts a brilliant idea of local architects before 150-220 years. With each other houses and have nothing to do with the amazing grab our lack of symmetry in shapes. When one walks through the narrow stone streets of Kovachevitsa upper floors of the houses hanging over him is like a tunnel. Because the typical architecture in 1977 the village was declared a historical and architectural reserve.

The village is nestled in the southwestern Rhodope Mountains and is situated along the river Kanina, 23 km from Gotse Delchev and 120 km from Blagoevgrad. Kovachevitsa emerged in the late XVII century. History tells us that during pomohamdanchvaneto in the Rhodope Bulgarians who did not want to accept foreign faith, fled to the mountains. So, first formed separate neighborhoods, and later the whole village. During the Ottoman rule Kovachevitsa was not run by Turks during the Renaissance and thus became educational and cultural center of the Nevrokop area.

Among the interesting places to visit in the village is the church "St. Nicholas" which was built in 1847 will equal its tower height in the Rhodopes.

From Kovachevitsa can reach Leshten - a village with a population of nine, but offers opportunities for ecotourism and Dolen village, located nearby, also has the status of an architectural reserve. Walking is possible to the village Ribnovo known that has preserved its folklore, costumes and traditions. Start from the village several tourist route to the Falls "Blue Pool" and the "Goat's Stone."

Kovachevitsa is a perfect destination for lovers of rural tourism and peace. Besides being able to walk around the narrow cobblestone streets, stay in a typical Kovachevitsa house, visitors can taste traditional Bulgarian dishes and enjoy the tranquility of the Rhodopes.

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