Melnik

Known for its wine production for centuries, this village is located just north of Greece and is famed for its unique architecture.

Melnik is a town in Blagoevgrad Province, southwestern Bulgaria, in the southwestern Pirin Mountains, about 440 m above sea level. The town is an architectural reserve and 96 of its buildings are cultural monuments. With a population of 385, it is the smallest town in Bulgaria, retaining its city status today for historical reasons. The unique architecture of Melnik and the nearby Rozhen Monastery make it a popular tourist destination. The town has also been famous for producing a strong wine since at least 1346. Interesting architectural landmarks include the Byzantine House, the Kordopulou House, and the Pashov House, which houses the Historical Museum of Melnik.
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