Shipka

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ShipkaThe town of Shipka is located at the foot of Stara Planina (The Balkan Mountains) in the northern parts of the Kazanluk Valley.

A settlement has existed at this location for more than two and a half thousand years.

During the time of the Thracians the town was in its bloom. In some literature sources from the 15th century the settlement is mentioned as “the village which guards the pass”.

Shipka  became a town in 1977 in honour of the 100th anniversary of the Epopee of Shipka. The small town is beautiful and friendly. Shipka cannons

Places to visit in Shipka:

1. Rozhdestvo Hristovo Church (Jesus’ Birth)
2. Shipka Peak
3. Permaship, a group of people living the permaculture way.

 

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