Dospat water reservoir wall


Dospat water reservoir is one of the highest artificial reservoirs in Bulgaria. It was built over the river bed of Dospat river, in immediate vicinity to Dospat town. The whole water reservoir spreads over and area of 2200 ha which makes it on of the biggest water basins in the country. The water reservoir wall is of masonry – embankment type and its height from the base reaches up to 60.5 m. The length ot the wall is 230 m, the top of which is at 1200.50 m altitude. A wide alley along the wall offering picturesqe views of the water reservoir, and is a favourite place for the locals and visitors of the town.