The 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”.
Places to visit in Shipka:
1. Rozhdestvo Hristovo Church (Jesus’ Birth)
2. Shipka Peak
3. Permaship, a group of people living the permaculture way.