Black rocks east of Borovets – easy 90-minute route.
Emblematic tourist route to the Black Rock takes visitors through pine forests, past the flower-covered green meadows and picturesque streams.
After the easy route you will find that there are many places to stop for apicnic, while enjoying the wonderful view. If this seems too strenuous,adventurous among you can go there on horseback or by carriage.
The Black Rock is located above the top of the Spring of Maritsa River nearthe resort. The area was declared a natural landmark in 1974.
The Black Rock offers an awesome view of the neighboring slopes of Rila Mountains and the valley of the Maritsa River. The rock has very dark glory.The story tells the rock was used as an instrument of terror and violenceduring the Ottoman rule. There is evidence that before and after 9th September 1944 on this place was killed dozens of people from theneighboring villages, who disobeyed the government. On the rock there was a metal cross in memory of the victims, but the plaque is destroyed.The spot is not marked well with plates and can be easily missed.
Not far from the rock there is a path with railings where tourists watch the beautiful scenery.