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Assenova krepost (Asen's Fortress)

Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having been stuck in a car in our long journey, it was a nice change to be outdoors for a bit. The fortress itself is a small site, and we were lucky to have it all to ourselves as we visited early in the morning....More

Thank doofvfood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Personally, I was not too impressed with this site. I found the fortress or what was left of it was not photogenic but the church was from the outside. Not much to see inside. You do have nice views overlooking the valley. They charge four...More

Thank 427BeatleBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent day trip from Sofia and recommend you combine with Plovdiv and Bashkovo Monastery for a full day out seeing 3 major sights in one day. Use sofiatrips.com , a local small company that provides english speaking guide with excellent knowledge of sights, small group...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Costs 4 leva to get in and it's worth every penny. It's got 223 stairs but it won't cause much of a strain. You get to see the beautiful mountains and the castle, there isn't much of a history boards in English but it's still...More

1  Thank Erik I
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This fortress set in the mountains is amazing with spectacular views. There is a small old chapel there you can enter but it is mainly the views which will stun you!

1  Thank Damien S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Great place to see the surrounding area from and learn about the local history. The church has some partial fresco's.

1  Thank A J
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We drove from Plovdiv to this, we loved the mountains and the history. No tourist hordes, fabulous! The view was amazing. Bulgaria is stunning.

1  Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Beautiful spot, with an amazing view however it is a bit difficult to visit without a car so its not for every traveler.

1  Thank Ясен О
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Located near Plovdiv,in Asenovgrad, the fortress is a must. It's a beautiful place. We stopped there on our way to the Bachkovo Monastery. You can park uphill, near the fortress. The parking costs 1,5 lv. You should definitely have a comfortable pair of shoes.

3  Thank Raluca G
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Easily accessible with car or by foot. We went there with car. A beautiful place with great history. Next time we will go by foot from the City. It is a few kilometres walk but through a nice path and the view from the top...More

5  Thank Yvette G
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