Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria)

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Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgarian: Велико Търново, sometimes transliterated as Veliko Turnovo) is a city in north central Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Veliko Tarnovo Province.

Often referred to as the „City of the Tsars„, Veliko Turnovo is located on the Yantra River.

Source: Wikipedia

The map of the mediaeval stronghold from Tarnovo (Tsarevets - Bulgarian: Царевец)

The map of the mediaeval stronghold from Tarnovo (Tsarevets - Bulgarian: Царевец)

The entrance to Tsarevets

The entrance to Tsarevets

Yantra river (Янтра)

Yantra river (Янтра)

The mist over the hills

The mist over the hills

The entrance to the stronghold

The entrance to the stronghold

The road to the city

The road to the city

A nice place where you can stop your jurney to the top of the hill

A nice place where you can stop your jurney to the top of the hill

Bulgarian flag

Bulgarian flag

Inside of Patriarchate Church

Inside of Patriarchate Church

Fresco inside of church, on the top of the hill,in stronghold

Fresco inside of church,on the top of the hill,in stronghold

Other painting

Other painting

Candelabrum

Candelabrum

Other paintings

Other paintings

"The mercy's box" :) You can see some Leva and Romanian Lei

"The mercy's box"🙂 You can see some Leva and Romanian Lei😀 (The place is visit by thousands of Romanians because the Asen dinasty was vlach/romanian)

A beautiful view from the top of the hill

A beautiful view from the top of the hill

The same panorama

The same panorama

A misty panorama over the hills and Yantra river

A misty panorama over the hills and Yantra river

The grave of the vlach emperor Kaloyan the Romanslayer aka "Ioannitsa" (1197–1207)

The grave of the vlach emperor Kaloyan the Romanslayer aka "Ioannitsa" (1197–1207)

The SS. Forty Martyrs Church (Bulgarian: църква "Св. Четиридесет мъченици", tsarkva "Sv. Chetirideset machenitsi") is a medieval Eastern Orthodox church constructed in 1230 in the town of Veliko Tarnovo

The SS. Forty Martyrs Church (Bulgarian: църква "Св. Четиридесет мъченици", tsarkva "Sv. Chetirideset machenitsi") is a medieval Eastern Orthodox church constructed in 1230 in the town of Veliko Tarnovo

Communist blocks from the time of Todor Zhivkov

Communist blocks from the time of Todor Zhivkov

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