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Festival of Fertility

Festival of Fertility
    The Festival of Fertility marks the successful beginning of autumn in the town of Kyustendil and declares it again the orchard of Bulgaria. This autumn holiday of abundance stems from the First National Fruit-Growing Fair in 1896 and is the first and only festival…
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Do you know that:

  • Pautalia means “fountain”, “spring city” in translation.
  • the first Bulgarian school in the town of Kyustendil was established in 1820 in the courtyard of the church “Virgin Mary’s Assumption”.
  • the first fruit growing fair in the country was held in Kyustendil in 1896.