Veliko Tarnovo Province

Veliko Tarnovo

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Veliko Tarnovo
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The capital of the second Bulgarian Empire occupies an exceptional site. Its white, flower-decked houses, rising in tiers, form an inextricable jumble overhanging the seven lazy meanders of the Yantra. Because the town extends lengthways, it is necessary to use a car (or a taxi) to visit the various districts - Asen, Varuša - and the imperial city of Carewec. It is important to realise that Veliko's charm is not readily perceptible. One must take time to discover this discreet city. If you do that, you will no doubt fall under its spell...

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Rila Monastery - Church of the Nativity  Rila Monastery - Church of the Nativity
Rila Monastery - Church of the Nativity
Built from the 15C onwards, the...
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Monastery of the Transfiguration  Monastery of the Transfiguration
Monastery of the Transfiguration
The gorge dug by the River Yantra is...
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Tsaravets Fortress (Carevec)  Tsaravets Fortress (Carevec)
Tsaravets Fortress (Carevec)
Carewec, "City of the Tsars", towers...
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Banker's House
Banker's House
Built in 1861, the Banker's House...
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Gurko Street
Gurko Street
Gurko Street overlooks the river...
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Church of the Forty Martyrs
Church of the Forty Martyrs
The Church of the Forty Martyrs was...
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