Musala peak

Musala peak 

Musala peak 2925 meters high, ranks not only in Bulgaria but on the Balkan Peninsula. Higher is only 8 meters from its famous neighbor - Mount Olympus in Greece. Musala peak is situated in the eastern parts of the Rila Mountains, which also took first place in the Balkans, and ranks sixth in Europe in height after the Caucasus, the Alps, Sierra Nevada, the Pyrenees and Mount Etna. Name Musala derived from "Moose Allah" or "the way of Allah," and is given during the Ottoman Empire. The original name of Mount Musala peak is Tangra. Remarkable diversity of flora, including some interesting trees and fauna.

 

 

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