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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:

  • in Kyustendil there are about 40 hot springs with temperatures from 50 to 73
  • with the help of Dimiter Peshev nearly 50,000 Jews were saved from sure death.
  • the border with Republic of Macedonia passes through the peak of Ruen.