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The town of Melnik and the mediaeval fortress above it are all located in an unusual surrounding of natural sand pyramids and a canyon of fantastically shaped eroded roc is a remarkable collection of architectural, artistic and archaeological monuments of major historical significance.  

Most important among them are the three-storey feudal castle, the mediaeval churches containing most valuable icons of the 13th to l9th century.
The typical house architecture of the 18th and l9th centuries is notable indeed.

Old house, Melnik
Old house, Melnik

The center of the town, Melnik
The center of the town, Melnik

Historical house, Melnik
Historical house, Melnik

Old house, Melnik
Old house, Melnik

Traditional Bulgarian woven carpets from Melnik
Traditional Bulgarian woven carpets from Melnik

Old house in Melnik
Old house in Melnik

Traditional Bulgarian house from Melnik
Traditional Bulgarian house from Melnik

Melnik - Traditional wine producing center
Melnik - Traditional wine producing center

Traditional architecture in Melnik
Traditional architecture in Melnik
 

 
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