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Children playing on skateboards on a wavy path in Sveta Gora Park Veliko Tarnovo

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Veliko Tarnovo was the medieval capital of the Bulgarian kingdom, so it has lots of history and architecture from years gone by. It is also a university town, so it also has a young, modern vibe to the city. The municipality is making continuing improvements to the infrastructure, so it is an easy city in which to enjoy some sightseeing, eating out and shopping. These are some the places we recommend visiting in the city.

Category: Veliko Tarnovo

  • Sveta Gora Park

    Sveta Gora Park

    Sveta Gora Park is the most beautiful park in the old capital, Veliko Tarnovo. Great for taking a walk, romantic. It has a stunning panoramic view of Veliko Tarnovo. There are lots of places to sit and fun children playgrounds. There are big rocks for climbing, a skate part and a football field! You can […]

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  • Museum Of Illusions

    Museum Of Illusions

    The Museum Of Illusions is a great place to visit for adults and children. A unique blend of science, illusion, practical exhibits will have you doubting your own eyes and mind. The practical exhibits provide a great level of interaction and and will entertain both adults and children. The museum of Illusions is on five […]

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  • Mini Bulgaria

    Mini Bulgaria

    Discover Bulgaria in one Day at Mini Bulgaria! Mini Bulgaria is a 1/25th scale model of Bulgaria that you can walk around easily on level paths. Each path takes you to a different region of Bulgari. There you will find very detailed and well made models of the major sights of Bulgaria. Each model takes […]

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  • Trapezitza A Hill Top Fortress

    Trapezitza A Hill Top Fortress

    The River Yantra and its vertical cliffs, protect Trapezitza, a hill top fortress from invasion. Acheologists have excavated the site many times over the years. The earliest excavations were in the late 1800’s. The excavations have discovered many artifacts. Some of these are in the small Trapezitza Architectural Heritage Centre and Museum located on the […]

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  • Rock Climbing Around Veliko Tarnovo

    Rock Climbing Around Veliko Tarnovo

    Today Veliko Tarnovo is a symbol of Bulgarian history, a centre for culture, education and tourism. The city attracts many visitors from all over the world. But it also attracts adventure lovers who like rocks and and rock climbing. The Alpine Club Trapezitsa, based in Veliko Tarnovo, is the foundation for establishing the wonderful conditions […]

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  • Free Walking Tour of Veliko Tarnovo

    Free Walking Tour of Veliko Tarnovo

    The tour departs from the Tourist Information Centre in Veliko Tarnovo at 11.00am every morning. The walk then slowly proceeds to Tsaravets Castle taking the sights, sounds and history of the medieval capital of Bulgaria. The walk is conducted by a guide in English language who has excellent English language skills. The tour is suitable […]

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  • Han Hadji Nikoli Inn Restaurant, Veliko Tarnovo

    Han Hadji Nikoli Inn Restaurant, Veliko Tarnovo

    Han Hadji Nikoli Inn Restaurant is located on Georgi Sava Rakovski Street in the old part of Veliko Tarnovo. People call this area of town the “Arts and Crafts Street”. People sometimes say Samovodksa Charshiya. Hadji Nikoli, a famous Turnovo tradesman, built the Inn in 1858. He took an active part in the struggle for […]

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  • Preobrajenski Monastery

    Preobrajenski Monastery

    “The Transfiguration Monastery” Preobrajenski Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery located in the Dervent gorge of the River Yantra. It is thought that the monastery was founded in the 11th century AD. The cross-shaped church features icons and frescoes which were painted by Sahari Zograf who worked in the monastery between 1849 and 1851. Among […]

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  • The Cathedral of the Virgin Mary

    The Cathedral of the Virgin Mary

    The Cathedral of the Virgin Mary is one of the finest in the city. It was built by Kolyu Ficheto (1842-8) on the site of an older church. The building has distinctive green domes. It also has four columns and elliptical windows. Architecturally has three-naves with two rows of capitals inside, which makes it unique […]

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