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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 the period 1952 - 2010 in the theater of Kyustendil 323 plays by 190 authors were performed .
  • in its architectural style “St. Martyr Mina” church is a reduced model of the church “St. Alexander Nevski” in Sofia.
  • the first Bulgarian school in the town of Kyustendil was established in 1820 in the courtyard of the church “Virgin Mary’s Assumption”.