Mineralni bani village and Bryastovo village, Minrelani bani municipality
700-800 г. BC;
|Chronology||From Neolithic to antiquity|
|History and description||
The Sharapani are rock indentations made by the people before the 2600-2800 years. Archaeological excavations dating these findings about VIII-VI century BC These are artificially made grooves in the rock to a depth 20-70 cm diameter and 50-180 cm Each sharapana consists of two unequal small pools with tilted and open or closed duct . Sharapan name comes from the Turkish word “şarap” and means wine. This indicates that in them the inhabitants of these places are processed grapes for wine. It is believed that Sharapani are associated with the cult of Dionysus /god of wine and mirth/.
|Interesting facts||Do you know …
... Landscape that unfolds traveling in this part of the country is quite different from that of a few centuries ago.
|Status of the cultural site||
Thracian sharapana next to the village of Gorno Bryastovo was declared a cultural monument of local importance.
|Other sites nearby||
Good communication and relatively well-maintained asphalt road.Sharapanite are situated close to a parking lot on an old holiday house on the way to the hut "Aida" on peak Mechkovets next to the ancient clock
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