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The Stone mushrooms, Beli plast village
The Stone mushrooms, Beli plast village Those stone formations are located east of Beli plast village by the road connecting Kardzhali with Haskovo. To preserve them in 1974, they were designated as a natural monument with area of 30 decares. They area harmonic stone pieces resembling gigantic mushrooms with pink stumps and greenish hoods shaped in rhyolithic volcanic tuffa. The height of the stumps and width of the hoods reaches up to 2.5m. The variable coloring of the mushrooms results from the different mineral inclusions. It took millions years continuous sun, wind and rain to shape that wonderful composition. A legend says that these rocks are the chopped heads of four sisters, who refused to obey a tyrannical master. Note: The site is suitable for tourism located right next to the asphalted road to Haskovo after Beli plast village. The rock formations are fenced and an information board placed.
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