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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:

  • During the period 1371-1395 Kyustendil was the capital of Velbuzhd’s region.
  • Kyustendil was the last of the big Bulgarian towns to fall under Ottoman rule.
  • the Roman baths in Kyustendil are the second by largest in Bulgaria.