• Elena A town

    Elena A town (population of 7,471 people, 300 m above sea level) is situated in the Elena Valley, in the northern approaches to Elena - Tvurditsa Part of ...

  • The five Razsoukanovs houses

    The five Razsoukanovs (Hadzhidimitrovies) houses (18 - 19 centuries), were built by Hadzhi Dimiter Razsoukanov for his sons and make up a complete urban c ...

  • St Nikola Kapinovo Monastery

    St Nikola Kapinovo Monastery (of St Nicholas) is 18 km from Elena and about 20 km from Veliko Turnovo, in a picturesque forested locality, by The monaster ...

  • St Nikola Church

    In the same courtyard is also St Nikola Church (of St Nicholas), the oldest one in the The Church of St Nicholas town. It had existed in the early 16 cent ...

  • St Iliya Plakovo Monastery

    St Iliya Plakovo Monastery (of St Elijah) (by the side of the village of Plakovo) is 2 - 3 km west of Kapinovo Monastery. There is no information as to pr ...

  • Popnikolovs House

    Popnikolovs House (early 19TM century) is one of the most typical houses of Elena. It is used as a scholarly and training base of Kliment Ohridski Univers ...

  • Kambourov Inn

    Kambourov Inn (19th century) was transferred in the town, after having been taken to pieces, from the nearby village of Yovkovtsi (where Yovkovtsi Dam is ...

  • the Church of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin

    They were unified by the stone masonry of the courtyard of the Church of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin (1837), built on the site of an old chapel. It ...

  • Daskalolivnitsata (Elena teacher – training school)

    Daskalolivnitsata (Elena teacher - training school) - the first Bulgarian pedagogical school, was established in the autumn of 1843 by Ivan Momchilov. Fea ...

  • Ilarion Makariopolski House Museum

    Ilarion Makariopolski House Museum, the native home of Ilarion Makariopolski, his brother Nikola Mihailovski and his son, great Bulgarian satirical poet S ...

  • Yovkovtsi Dam

    Yovkovtsi Dam is southeast of Kapinovo Monastery, about 5 km west of Elena. A lovely recreation zone has taken shape with good conditions for taking the s ...

  • Remains of a Thracian fortress (on Kamuka Hill)

    Remains of a Thracian fortress (on Kamuka Hill) can be seen south of Rahovets. The fortress wall is 350 m long, and in its centre there are remains of a T ...

  • St Nikola Kapinovo Monastery

    St Nikola Kapinovo Monastery (of St Nicholas) is 18 km from Elena and about 20 km from Veliko Turnovo, in a picturesque forested locality, by The monaster ...

  • Bishop bridge at night

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  • Sveta Gora Hill

    Sveta Gora Hill, Hill with Veliko Turnovo University and the Monument to Patriarch Euthymius Turnovgrad capital) rises south of Tsarevets. It is so called ...

  • Dryanovski Monastery

    Set in a gorge beneath high crags, Dryanovski Monastery was chosen as the place from which to launch a local uprising in May 1876, while the fires of rebe ...

  • Tsarevets

    Approaching Tsarevets, along the stone causeway that was erected after the original drawbridge collapsed beneath the bey’s harem, you can appreciate how t ...

  • Samovodska Charshiya

    Samovodska Charshiya (market­place) Ethnographic Compound is a typical Revival Period street with craftsmen's workshops, shops and characteristic houses. ...

  • Elena A town

    Elena A town (population of 7,471 people, 300 m above sea level) is situated in the Elena Valley, in the northern approaches to Elena - Tvurditsa Part of ...

  • Gloomy Tsarevets

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  • Tsarevets

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  • The Church of St St Peter and Paul

    The Church of St St Peter and Paul was built around the end of the 13 or in the 14th century and an annex was added during the 16 - 17 centuries. After th ...

  • The fortress on Trapezitsa Hill

    The fortress on Trapezitsa Hill had been second in importance after the one on Tsarevets Hill. During the 12 - 14 centuries it had been called 'the glorio ...

  • Preobrazhenski Monastery

    Four kilometres north of Turnovo, high in the crags above the main E85 road to Ruse, sits Preobrazhenski Monastery, die monastery of the Transfiguration ( ...