Tag: architectural reserve


Kovachevitsa The village of Kovachevitsa is tucked away between the ridges in the south-western part of the Rhodopes.

The settlement is about 1050 meters above sea level. Read more


BozhentsiThe small fore-Balkan village Bozhentsi is found among woody hills almost in the center of Bulgaria. The village is only 8 km from Gabrovo and 13 km from Dryanovo.

The distance to the old Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo and the architectural reserve Arbanasi and the Arbanasi Monastery is about 50 km. Bozhentsi is more than 600 years old and today an architectural reserve.

After the attack of Ottoman Turks in Veliko Tarnovo Bozhensti was established. Many residents of the capital fled to settle in remote parts of the mountains for security. Read more


PlovdivPlovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, is located in the Thracian Plain in Southern Bulgaria at 150 kilometers distance from Sofia.

Plovdiv is originally built on seven hills along the Maritsa River, and its ancient history lend the city a characteristic charm. Read more