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The Stone wedding, Zimzelen village
The Stone wedding, Zimzelen village It encompasses area of 5ha in the land of Zimzelen village north-east of Kardzhali. These original forms are sculptured by nature in soft volcanic rocks, beautifully colored in white and pink and with height from 0.5m to 10m. In the stone formation human imagination discovered a wedding procession, related to an exciting legend: Seeing the beautiful bride, sinful thoughts came to the father-in-law’s mind. By indignant, Mother Nature petrified the whole procession to avoid these thoughts to come true. The figures of the bride and broom can be clearly distinguished in the middle of the procession. The monument was designated as a natural monument in 1974. Note: The monument is suitable for tourism with a marked route to it.
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