Situated at the foot of the Chernatitsa (Karabalkan) elevation, along the banks of the Chepelarska River, the beautiful town of Assenovgrad is a convenient starting point for a tour to the Western Rhodopes and especially to the Dobrostan Massif and Chernatitsa, which starts from Pamporovo and reaches the Thracian Lowland. There are beautiful caves, rock bridges and formations along the age-old coniferous forests. This interesting part of the Rhodopes is one of the most frequently visited by tourists and nature-lovers. The strategic branches of tourism in the municipality are: • cultural and spiritual tourism • hunting tourism • ecological tourism • scientific tourism The municipality of Assenovgrad is a place with numerous chapels (about 190), churches (about 30) and monasteries (4). There are also a great number of Thracian mounds, which, regrettably, have not been researched yet. The total number of architectural monuments in the municipality is 108.
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