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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:

  • Hissarluka used to be completely deforested, but at the end of XIX and the beginning of XX century under the guidance of the forester Jordan Mitrev a coniferous forest was started.
  • the church “St. George” in Kyustendil is the oldest preserved medieval church in southwestern Bulgaria.
  • first Bulgarian publisher, Yakov Kraikov, was born in Kyustendil.