The town of Pernik is situated nearly 30 km away from the capital of Sofia . In the past, the spot housed a major settlement. Throughout time, it experienced upsurges and downfalls. Its best times occurred in the 11th century under the rule of Krakra Pernishki. The boyar and his brave warriors aided tsar Samuil in his battle against the Byzantine emperor Vassilius II. After this dynamic period, the town experienced decline and gradually turned into the home place of farmers and stock breeders. Few years after Bulgaria gained its independence, the first...
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