Sights on the Eastern Balkan ridge
The imposing rock wreath called Yurushki Rocks (Urushki Rocks) is located 5 km away from Kotel, on the route to Omurtag town. To get there, detour from Kom-Emine trail and continue for about 2 km north along the interurban road. The locality is a protected area where diurnal birds of pray nest. Above the limestone
Gyoztepe (520 m) is the highest peak in Eminska mountain east of Dyulinski pass. It is also know with the names of Edelweiss, Pogledets, Geztepe and Gyortepe. In 1967 a road from Plazovets village to the peak was built and the highest television tower in Burgas district was commissioned there – 88 m. Radio relay
Chubrata (Chobrata, Chobra tash) is located 700 m northeast from Talim tash /The military stone/. It can be reached by a dirt road. It is actually an ancient Trachian sancuary dating from 1000 BC. The rock blocks have leveled tops, domed shape and carved circles with different depth and straight furrows. The central rock altar is
The Lighthouse of Emine is build on a rocky, sloping seashore 70 meters into the sea. This is the easternmost point of the Balkan Mountain and the finish line for the Kom-Emine route. Tourists, who end their journey here can check out the interesting cylindrical building of the lighthouse only from the outside. Visitors are
Emona village is situated 1 km away from the easternmost point of the Balkan – Cape Emine. This is the end of the Kom-Emine route. The village’s name comes from the old Greek name of the mountain – Aemon. According to Homer’s “Illiad” the Thracian king Rez, participant in the Trojan war, was born here.