The ancient Thracian town of Kabile is located seven kilometers northwest of Yambol. Kabile is the most significant and largest Thracian ancient city. The ancient city of Kabile and its surroundings – the modern city of Yambol, are an interesting opportunity to get to know the unusual past of the region, and the trip to one of the ancient cities in Thrace is worth it.

The territory of the archeological reserve occupies an area of ​​over 600 decares. Kabile appeared at the end of the 2nd millennium BC. near a large cult center on the hill Zaychi Vrah. In antiquity, the city was an important economic and cultural center in southeastern Thrace and Lower Tundzha. According to historical records, Kabile was conquered by Philip of Macedon in 341 BC, and later for some time his son Alexander III the Great of Macedon resided in it. In the first half of the third century BC. Kabile was the residence of the Thracian kings Spartok and Skostock. Kabile is also the only city in inner Thrace that had its own mint, where royal and urban issues were minted in the period III – II century BC.

After it was conquered by the Romans, from the beginning of the 2nd century AD. Kabile became one of the most important Roman military camps in the province of Thrace. The city ceased to exist after the Avars destroyed it at the end of the 6th century AD. Unlike other ancient cities, there is no modern settlement on Kabile and this makes it an easy site to exhibit and excavate. The finds, discovered during excavations in the area, are exhibited in the archeological museum of the reserve. Outdoor excavations that can be viewed include the remains of basilicas and churches, fortress walls and public buildings. One of the main and most interesting sites in the Kabile reserve is the cult sanctuary on the hill Zaychi Vrah. It can be reached by a wide path in about 5-10 minutes. There can be explored the gutters in the four directions of the world that make up the sanctuary, and the stones themselves with so many gutters on them.

At the entrance of the Kabile Archaeological Reserve there is a small museum, which exhibits the most interesting archaeological finds from excavations in the area.

The working hours of the architectural and historical reserve Kabile are every day from 9:00 to 17:00. Tip: take at least an hour to visit the reserve to explore the most important and interesting sites in it.