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Natural Park Rusenski Lom description and photos - Bulgaria: Ruse. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Rusenski Lom National Natural Park is located not far from Ruse - just 20 kilometers south of this Bulgarian city. The park got its name from the river of the same name, which is the last right tributary of the Danube. In 1970, Rusenski Lom, with an area of about 3300 hectares, was registered as a protected area.
Rusenski Lom Park is distinguished by a variety of landscapes, flora and fauna, in addition, there are unique historical monuments. All this makes the park an extremely interesting place to visit; conditions have been created here for walking, ecological, educational tourism.
About nine hundred species of plants grow in the natural park, the fauna is also extremely diverse: amphibians live here (10 species, 5 of them are protected by law), reptiles (19 species), mammals (66 species), as well as fish, snails, crayfish and river mussels. The class of birds is represented here most generously - 190 species, 110 of them nesting.
Several different eco-paths have been laid across the park: these are specially designed isolated routes of various lengths that allow you to study the landscape features, assess the biological diversity of the park, visit archaeological sites. Visitors to the park will be able to see the unique century-old elm, the Rusenski Lom river and its tributaries Cherni Lom, Beli Lom, Malki Lom, an ancient Christian cemetery of the 17th century, rocky nests of rare birds, hunting bats and much more.
In the park Rusenski Lom is located Ivanovskie churches - a unique rock complex, which is under the protection of UNESCO and is part of the World Cultural Heritage. There is also another object - the ruins of the Cherven Fortress: a watchtower, foundations of churches, boyar houses, gates, remnants of the fortress wall, as well as unique water supply facilities.
On the territory of the park there are many resting points, there are special centers for making a fire, all routes are marked.
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