Ardino is a town in Southern Bulgaria, in the Rhodope Mountains. It is located in Kurdzhali oblast and is close to the town of Madan. It is famous for its textile industry. It has a machine-building factory and a tobacco manufacturing industry.
Tourist attractions include the Eagle rocks and the Dyavolski most (Devil's bridge). She was a kaza centre in Gümülcine sanjak in Edirne vilayet as Eğridere before Balkan Wars during Ottoman rule. She took present name in 1934 and was declared as a town in 1960. It was birth place of Sabahattin Ali, was Turkish novelist, poet and journalist.