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Veliko Tarnovo - Ata photo

Veliko Tarnovo - Ata photo




Bulgaria - Veliko Tarnovo - Samovdska Charshia - restaurant - Ata photo


Veliko Tarnovo - Ata photo

Destination in brief

Population (in 2020): 68,400

The settlement was built on several hills surrounded by the Yantra River. The river not only crosses the city but also has eight significant meanders in the city center. Several bends are nearly 180 degrees, so there is a place where we can see the river in both directions, while it bypasses an entire quarter of the city.


In the 12th-14th century, Veliko Tarnovo was the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire.

In 1908, after the independence, the Constitutional Assembly met here, and Veliko Tarnovo missed to become the capital just by one vote in favor of Sofia.


Tsarevets Fortress

Veliko Tarnovo - Tsaravets Hill - The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Holy Ascension of the Lord - Ata photo

Veliko Tarnovo - Tsaravets Fortress - Ata photo

Veliko Tarnovo - Tsaravets Fortress - Ata photo

Old Town

Veliko Tarnovo - Old Town - c.p. photo

Monasteries near Veliko Tarnovo

Veliko Tarnovo - Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration of God - o.a. photo

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