The Stone Mushrooms, Kardzhali Province

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#21 of 33 in Nature in Bulgaria
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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  • August 3, 2017
    Rocks that have detoriated into mushrooms. Quite an odd and unique site, but there are only a few of them. Ten minutes is what it takes to walk over the site, see all the rocks and also take the oblig...  more »
  • May 21, 2017
    On the outskirts of the village of Beli Plast these rocks are looking mushroom; they are similar to the chimneys of Cappadocia witches. It is a very small place, with four or five stones of this style, curious to see. It is worth stopping to take some pictures but only if you take step, because I do not recommend travel many miles just to see this attraction.
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  • May 7, 2017
    "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 »
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  • June 23, 2017
    Small place with unique stones :-)
  • November 20, 2016
    Interesting place. Therevs a legend to go with it
  • September 10, 2016
    Nature phenomenon with amazing rocks in "mushroom" shape.
  • September 25, 2016
    Nice place with interesting geological development.
  • September 9, 2015
    It might be too small to give it a separate trip, but if it's somewhat on your way, YOU SHOULD SEE IT!

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