Tag: Bozhentsi

Bozhentsi

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

Architectural Reserves

Architectural reserve BozhentsiThe Bulgarian architecture during the Revival period had very distinctive features.

Even today you can see many settlements in Bulgaria with the typical cobbled streets and perfectly preserved houses with wooden balconies and small windows, painted in bright colours.

Wood, stone and limestone were the basic construction materials. The interior of the houses is very intimate. Read more

Tryavna

TryavnaTryavna lies halfway the Sofia-Varna route, 250 km away from each. The historical and architectural reservation in Tryavna is among its main attractions.

Well preserved examples of buildings from the Bulgarian Renaissance.

The seven museum collections contain unique pieces of art from the late medieval period such as icons and woodcarvings.

Places to visit in Tryavna: Read more