Kosovo, Plovdiv Province
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Kosovo is located in Rhodope Mountains, in their central part, five kilometers away from a spa. It is surrounded with untouched nature, with four rivers flowing through it. It could be easily reached from cities of Asenovgrad (30 km), Pamporovo (36 km), Plovdiv (50 km) and Sofia (197 km).
Kosovo was settled in 17th century by settlers from Staro selo near the White Church monastery. Its pinnacle was in late 19th century, and houses from this age still remain today. In 20th century the village enters a decline.
Kosovo has typical Rhodope architecture. It has 63 cultural monuments, of which five have national significance. Most known is the Church of Ascension from 1851. The village has its own Ethnographic museum.
The village has typical Rhodope kitchen.