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The Peak of Ruen

     Ruen is the highest peak (2251 m) in Osogovo mountain and is the fifth highest peak in Bulgaria. The border with Republic Macedonia passes through it. It is among the hundred national tourist sites. The peak has a rounded form and is covered with grass.

 

     The summit can be reached on various marked routes - from hut Osogovo (about 3 h  and 50 minutes walking) or complex Tri Buki (3 h and 30 minutes on foot).

 

     It is about 37 km from Kyustendil to the peak of Ruen.



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Do you know that:

  • the first Bulgarian school in the town of Kyustendil was established in 1820 in the courtyard of the church “Virgin Mary’s Assumption”.
  • Kyustendil is applying for European Capital of Culture.
  • 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.