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Temple of Goddess Cybele – Krounoi – Dionysopolis – Karvuna – Balchik, Bulgaria

The Temple of the ancient goddess Cybele in Bulgaria’s Black Sea town of Balchik (successor of ancient Krounoi and Dionysopolis, and medieval Karvuna) was discovered by accident in April 2007 during the construction of a hotel on private property. Cybele…

Krounoi – Dionysopolis – Karvuna – Balchik, Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s Black Sea town of Balchik is the successor of a total of three ancient and medieval settlements. It first originated as an Ancient Thracian settlement which was later colonized by the Ancient Greeks, and was first named Krounoi and…