Chiprovtsi is set at the foot of the Western Stara Planina mountain, at 30 km from the town of Montana. The town was a goldsmith center in the 16th and 17th centuries and later became famous with its carpet industry.
The unique Chiprovtsi carpets are made on hand from pure wool and are still very popular.
In case you are interested in one or more guaranteed original carpets from Chiprovtsi you are invited to visit Bulgarian Pottery and Gifts. You choose and pay, they wrap and deliver to your home.
Places to visit in Chiprovtsi :
1. The Chiprovtsi waterfall – not big but situated in a very picturesque place.
2. Lopushanski Monastery - It is impressive with its proportions, architecture and stone plastics. Its inner decoration is poor, without frescoes. In the monastery are preserved old icons and iconostasis The wood-carving iconostasis is of great historical value. It disposes of 16 rooms, a dinning-room and a restaurant with 30 seats.