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The ruins are near Ruse. Indicators from place to place lead you there.
At the base of the hill on which the fortress is situated was built an information center, restaurant, WC. There is also a large explanatory panel there. Access is paid. Pay cash...More
Do not expect to much, because there is not a real fortress only its ruins,which are surrounded by beautiful nature scenery and the views are spectacular. There are 240 stairs to the top of the hill,where is the Cherven fortres situated. It is an easy...More
Cherven is today a very small village, of about 300 inhabitants, and of little economic or strategic importance. However, it was a major trade and military center during the Second Bulgarian Empire and possibly even before, since archaeological findings and historical documents suggest this region...More
The road there is not at all well marked. We used Waze to make sure we reach it. We were the only ones visiting the place which was nice because we had privacy. The cost to enter was 4 leva per person. The view from...More
A typical solid fortress from the second Bulgarian Kingdom, build in the sky in order to give a hard time to its invaders. The view is wonderful, there is not much info for foreigners, no souvenirs are sold on the spot. I saw a huge...More
The medieval fortress of Cherven is an impressive and well preserved archaeological site.
There was a guide there and he told us a lot of information related to this fortress.
There are stairs that take you on the top of the plateau and the climb...More
Extensive remains of a fortified medieval settlement lie high up on a limestone plateau commanding great views across the Rusenski Lom nature park, and the settlement of Cherven below.
Cherven was once the most important military, economical, cultural and religious centre of the Second Bulgarian...More
This was one of biggest medieval towns in Bulgaria /appr. 15 000 people population/. The way to see this is high, you must climb stairs but it is absolutely amazing to see. The firs part is citadel and after wood bridge is the old town....More
1. The path up from the parking area to the plateau with the site isn't as long or as steep as it looks as if it might be from below. I managed it without any problem even with a twisted ankle. Once you're up, it's...More