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A lovely place

If you want to visit the Hisarya Fortress, go by foot from the city center. It takes you only... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
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An old fortress of historical importance to Bulgaria

The Hisriya Fortress is located close to central Lovech, on a hill on the Eastern side of the river... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Gabriel H
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

well rehabilitated, nice views. little english speaking. but friendly cashier. no english for the big statue at entrance, no explanation. no roadmap o google to lead you to the fortress. very narrow the streets. the athlets can climb up the stairs from downtown to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ioancatalind
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

If you want to visit the Hisarya Fortress, go by foot from the city center. It takes you only 5-10min.,but it is worth,because you can see typical historical houses,you can also visit the etnographical museum and local church on your way to the top. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Legaga
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Hisriya Fortress is located close to central Lovech, on a hill on the Eastern side of the river Osam. Because of its elevation, this has been a strategically attractive location and therefore, has seen many layers of buildings over the past 3-4 millennia. It...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped off in Lovech on drive from Sofia to Veliko Tărnovo. Spent pleasant 30 minutes walking around the ruins. Pleasant walk up to it, too

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank flyfifergraham
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great way to pass a couple of hours.Stunning views over Lovech and surrounding mountains. Place itself is awesome seeing little ruins of houses and churches as well as the fortress.A must place to visit

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jules E
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Nice fortress remains. Wonderful view over Lovech. Nothing to see though. The wall just before entering is probably the best to see. Beautiful night illumination - make a photo of a surreal lighted fortress wall. Seems almost like knights will emerge riding down the gate...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Christian G
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Really nice view you can see the panorama of the city and the beauty of balkan's. Easy to get there and for cars parking for free

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank aleksandraska
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Beautiful view from the top. Nice walk among the old walls. The fortress makes you think of history. It's close to the museum, the covered bridge and the old town.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dorinadsm
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The fortress is on a hill above Lovech. It is an old fortress used untills 15th century and almost completely destroyed afterwards - the stones from the fortress were used to build the houses in the old neighborhood of Lovech, just above the fortress. It...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 19Radu78
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The fortress is above Lovech and the view from there is very beautiful. From the one side you see the whole city. And from the other side you have a view to the river and pure nature beauty. The preserved walls and the gate make...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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