The last time I picked up a train here I'd purposefully arrived in Gorna about an hour early, intending to have a wander around the the town. However the temperature was sub-zero and the town's footpaths slipperarily icy and I made do with hanging at the railway station.
This little cafe/bar pictured proved ideal for said purposes - beer was cheap (about 1.50 leva) and both the service and environment warm and friendly. Not only that but of course there were ashtrays on the tables!
12 Vitcho Gruncharov Str., Gorna Oryakhovitsa, 510
Gorna Oryahovitsa's railway station has several competing snack kiosks where you can pick up cheap nibbles and drinks for your journey and because they are competing prices are kept down.
Service, at the one I used, was swift and friendly and I was given the option as to whether I wanted my edible bits warmed up.
Favorite Dish: If I remember correctly I had a sllice of well-topped pizza and a doughy-type banitza. Along with a 2 litre bottle of beer I think the bill was just over 4 leva - bargain!
The nearest city to Gorna is the old Bulgarian capital of Veliko Turnovo, about 7 km away, and when connecting to the east-west trains at Gorna from VT you have three options. You can always take the train which is only a 15 to 20 minute journey but connections are rarely integrated and you'll often find you have an hour or longer to hang.There is...more
Gorna Oryahovitsa is where the main railway line east to west (between Sofia and Varna) intersects the north - south line linking Romania (via Ruse in Bulgaria) to Turkey (via Stara Zagora and the Turkish border town of Kapikule). For a useful Bulgarian railways map click HEREThe railway station itself is starkly Brutalist with its main hall being...more
you dont find any tourist here, actually you dont find any tourist in this town. cos ok theres not much to see, just if you want to see how bularians live in the interior cities ok. very interesting to see that.
to go to this market just ask for the bus station and go right up the street.