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...more
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!more
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:...more
The bus station in Lovech is located about one km Northwest of the town centre. Thereregular connections to nearby towns (eg. Troyan or Pleven) aswell as not so regular ones to Sofia. I travelled to Lovech by bus from Sofia which took about 3hrs and the ticket was 14BGN. There's a train station opposite the bus station. Three times per day oldish...more
Wandering around Lovech I came acoss this sign warning about falling tiles. So be careful getting to close to certain buildings!
Location: near the village of Brestnica (4km); named after the two brothers who took shelter there during the Ottoman yoke; In the cave there were found coins, pottery from the time of the Roman Empire.