AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2020

Entry 10430

Submitted by Dragomir Bogomilov


Isperih, Razgrad, Bulgaria

Category: Archaeological Landscapes

Demir Baba Tekke - This is an old Thracian sanctuary dated back at circa 4th c.BC. Later this place located in Sboryanovo, Bulgaria, was turned into a Christian center circa 9th c.AD. In 16th c.AD a Muslim template was built there, having most of the Thracian rocks and altars built-in the base of the building. The place is surrounded by steep cliffs and dense forests.

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