Gabrovo

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Gabrovo Sveta TroizaThe town of Gabrovo was established as a strategic village close to the Balkan mountain’s passes in the valley of the Yantra River.

It is situated 220 km from Sofia, 150 km from Plovdiv, 274 km from Varna, 234 from Bourgas and some 153 km away from the town of Rousse.

Gabrovo  is known as the international capital of humor and satire with the only House of Humor and Satire in the world.

Gabrovians…

…they cut off the tails of their cats so they can close the door quickly and save heat when letting a cat out;

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