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The Stone Mushrooms, Kardzhali Province

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Geologic Formation Nature / Park
The Stone Mushrooms is a rock phenomenon near Beli plast village in Bulgaria, on the road between Haskovo and Kardzhali. They are about 2.5 metres tall. The 3 hectares area was declared to be a natural resource on May 13, 1974, according to №РД-552 bill of the Ministry of Environment and Water. Interesting kinds of birds can be observed in the area: short-toed eagle, Egyptian vulture, red-rumped swallow, black-eared wheatear etc.
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  • "The stone mushrooms" is a strange geological reservation near the village Beli Plast in Southern Bulgaria. I suppose that they were formed through a corrasion process. We have noticed the similarity ...  more »
  • Really unusual weathered rocks. A great explanation of how they were formed in one of the comments below. Please read the other comments. They made us want to go and visit and we did not regret it. Am...  more »
  • Appreciate by geologist probably,rare stone forms, there should be something to protect it from the weather conditions ...  more »
  • Interesting place. Therevs a legend to go with it
  • Nature phenomenon with amazing rocks in "mushroom" shape.
  • Nice place with interesting geological development.
  • It might be too small to give it a separate trip, but if it's somewhat on your way, YOU SHOULD SEE IT!
  • Just few rocks