Mezek – view from the fortress
Mezek is a village in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Svilengrad municipality.
It lies at the foot of the eastern Rhodope Mountains, just north of the Bulgaria–Greece border and not far west of the Bulgaria–Turkey border. Mezek is famous for the well-preserved medieval Mezek Fortress (Neoutzikon) and its two ancient Thracian beehive tombs. The village is also well known for its own winery and the Mezzek brand of Bulgarian wine.
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Featured in Eastern European Art Jan 25th 2013