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I am not really sure why this place has 3 names- Melnik, Rozhen and KArlanovo pyramids. Maybe because of the typical shape of the formations? But basically this is one big amazing area, which offers solid hike and stunning views.
1) Do not go up...More
I was told little about the Pyramids prior to our visit as the site is not well known. These 100 meter sandstone formations were interesting to witness up close. A visit to the Rozhen Monastery is also a must. Make sure if you buy a...More
The Melnik pyramids are rock formations, some of the most visited rock pyramids in Bulgaria. The Pyramids of Melnik reach a height of 100 m. Their slopes are sandy and almost vertical. Absolutely must-see place!
The Melnik pyramids are unique sand formations, typical for the region. The name of the smallest town in Bulgaria comes from the old slavonic word "mel" which describes these white sand/clay pyramid-like formations.
They can be seen from any place in Melnik (not so impressive...More
I expected the Melnik rock dunes to be as spectacular as the Belogradchik sand rocks. They are absolutely fascinating, but I simply didn't enjoy this as much. Four days for Belogradchik were over way too soon, but four days for Melnik started to become tedious...More
Those pyramids are really extraordinary and beautiful to see, especially when they are illuminated by the sun. In my opinion they are something that one can not see everywhere and are a must see in that region.