The Etnographical Museum is housed in two beautiful revival period buildings. The exhibits include furniture and other items from times gone by. The caretaker will give you a tour with some explanations.
Opening Times:8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm
If you walk uphill from Varosha for about 10 minutes you'll reach the ruins of the Hisarya Fortress. The foundations of the fortress date back to Roman times and in the 12th century the peace treaty between Bulgaria and Byzantium was signed here, leading to the creation of the second Bulgarian Empire. It was destroyed in the 15th century when Bulgaria fell under Turkish rule.
The view from the fortress towards Lovech is excellent.
Opening times: 8am-5pm
The Varosha is the old part of town where you'll see lots of traditional houses from National Revival Period. Most of them have been restored and some now house restaurants and shops. Quite a few museums and galleries are located here aswell.
Definitely a lovely place to stroll around!
The covered pedestrian bridge connects the new centre and the Varosha quarter. It was first built in 1872, but has been destroyed and re-built over the years. The last major renovation dates back to 1982.
There bridge houses mostly small shops, but also a few cafés.
it contains of two houses:
- 'Drasovata kashta' (Drasova house) - shows the lifestyle of a rich merchant family in the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 2th century
- and 'Rashova kashta' (Rashova house) built in 1835, gives an idea of the lifestyle of a Lovech intellectual from 30-40 years of 20th century.
working hours: 8-12, 13-17
admission fee: 1lv, to take pictures: 3lv in addition
On this place there was a wooden covered bridge, built by Koljo Ficheto in 1874. The bridge burnt out in 1925. In 1931 a new bridge was build and since 1982 the bridge is renovated.
There are gifts shops and cafe inside.
the old town Lovech with typical Bulgarian houses; since 1969 it is an architectial-historical reserve.
That's Lovech's biggest attraction. You can buy souveniers from one of the gift stores inside. Sit down at the cafe and enjoy the view!
I takes just a few minutes of climbing to get there. From the fortress you can enjoy nice views of the town, the river and the hills around it.