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The Rhodope village of Boykovo is located 27 km Plovdiv on the territory of the ridge of Chernatitsa. The Rhodope peaks closest to it are Srednia, Kriv Kamak and Gradishte and according to studies the air here is one of the cleanest in Europe. In the area of Boykovo there are many chapels and places whose artifacts prove the existence of a settlement as early as the Second Bulgarian State, and according to the legend an elderly man raised his three grandsons here, one of whom was called Boyko. He was the founder of the present day village. In Boykovo there is the St. Athanasius Church, built in 1835-1838 which is one of the earliest churches built in the region. In the village surroundings rise another 13 chapels built on the remnants of old shrines, such as the chapels of St. Elijah, St. Nicholas, Holy Spirit, Archangel Michael, St. Theotokos and so on. Interesting sights in Boykovo are the archaeological memorial temple for sacrifices of Linat, Enicherska Livada Area where Bulgarians reimbursed the blood tax due to the Ottoman invaders and the area of Martvite Skali. There is a fountain built at the square of Boykovo to commemorate the victims of the Balkan wars. Near the village there are the Kaleto Fortress and fortress of the Bogomils of St. Vrach. There is a villa zone in Boykovo founded in 1908 by the public man Nedko Kableshkov from Plovdiv. He afforested 60 decares of pine forest and created the Park of Zdrave, and near it there is a healing spring with icy cold water. An eco-trail starts from the villa zone that reaches Ravnishta Hut and from there one can go to Hrabrino and Plovdiv. Another route leads to the monastery of St. Mary, Mount Ushite, Ravnishta Hut, Byala Cherkva Holiday Resort, holiday resort of Studenets the huts of Zdravets and Chernatisa. The old Turkish road leads to the places of Tamrash, Srednya, Padala, Sitovskite Livadi, Persenk Hut,Chudnite Mostove and so on. In the surroundings of Boykovo there are places suitable for walking and cycling tours, as well as buggy trips. The fans of mountain, rural and ecotourism may stay in one of the guesthouses in Boykovo or local family hotels where they may enjoy the warm hospitality and authentic home-cooked Rhodope dishes.
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