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This is one of the oldest, if not the oldest Church in Tarnovo. Its roots date back to 9th cent when the first Church was built here, when Christianity was adopted as an official religion.
Later, king Asen II built a new one on the...More
The church has and important role in the history of the Bulgarian empire 12-14 centuries. Nowadays there are almost no frescoes inside. The main attraction are the columns with inscriptions done by different Bulgarian rulers. The graves and cenotaphs of some tsars and nobles are...More
We booked a day trip from Bucharest just so we could see what life is like in Bulgaria. Veliko Tornovo was the recommended place to go. It is well worth it if you want to get off the beaten track; this church had a very...More
The church is close to the Tsarevets fortress,so if you have time you can visit it. The complex is quite nice,but the church is neither church nor museum. I was not impresed... not at all. You can see whole complex (garden & church) from the...More
Just a part of the original walls of this old church, which was built in the 13th century by the order of king Ivan Asen II, remain. Nowadays it is rather a museum than a church where the graves of king Kaloyan, king Ivan Asen...More
We were unable to visit any of the monasteries, as they were closed, even though it's week-end, but, from the outside, the monastery looks excellent.
Only one part still seems to have the original wall, built in stone briks, the rest is new, but keeping...More