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village of Smolsko

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Smolsko village is a village in West Bulgaria. It is situated in Mirkovo municipality, Sofia region.

It is located in Ihtimanska Sredna Gora mountain, about 55 km from the center of Sofia. Situated on the slopes of Mount Voynyag, about 950 meters high at that like a bit of Veliko Tarnovo, as in places the slope is large and the houses are almost on one another. The village is surrounded by high mountains and the average is above the right bank of the river Smoleshka.

The village is about 650 m above sea level, facing east-northeast with magnificent views Sredna forest ridge of Stara Planina. The view recalls largely the Rhodopes. 

Smolsko is relatively large, picturesque village where the old Renaissance architecture gives his meeting with modern houses built mainly of Sofia residents for villas. Especially in a top neighborhood streets and backstreets that look like striking the town. The population - 310 residents. 


History 


The village's history is rich and is lost in the times of Ottoman rule. From the village and the masters that are made cherry balls used by freedom fighters during the April uprising.Some of the fighters in the detachment of the Flying Benkovski are also Smolsko. The village was burned several times by the Turkish penal detachments. And now produce cherry balls. 
 
Cultural and natural attractions 
 

  •     Church of the Blessed Virgin in the village was restored in 2005 is included in the list of cultural monuments. Built in 1859 by Gancho Trifonov. 
  •     In the picturesque streets of the village are spread dozens of fountains, and giving it unique atmosphere. 
  •     In the vicinity of the village there are wonderful places for recreation, roads and trails for hiking and areas where you can practice mountain biking. About two kilometers from the village on a picturesque road leads to a small lake, surrounded by beautiful hills, on whose coast is a newly built chapel. 


Transport


The village has bus service from Sofia, and route taxis. 

Source: www.bg.wikipedia.org

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