Okolchitsa – National Park of Hristo Botev

The Okolchitsa The Okolchitsa peak (1,048 m) is situated in the Vratsa Balkan Mountain.. A monument in honor of the deed of the revolutionary Hristo Botev and his detachment, which died in 1876 for the liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Dominion, is raised on the top of the peak.
A national worshipping is conducted every year on the 2 July at the foot of the monument, which is attended by state leaders and thousands of worshippers of Botev. Here the national tourist march along the way of the Botev detachment – Kozloduy – Okolchitsa – ends. It has been conducted every year since 1946.
The Okolchitsa peak is a favorite place for hang-gliders from the country and abroad and a preferred place for relaxation during the weekends.

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