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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 March 17, 2018
Legaga
,
Slovakia
via mobile
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 January 24, 2018
Gabriel H
,
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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“nice view” (2 reviews)
“entrance fee” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Lovech, Bulgaria

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Reviewed March 17, 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

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Reviewed January 24, 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

Thank Gabriel H
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Reviewed October 13, 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

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Reviewed September 22, 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

Thank Jules E
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Reviewed August 28, 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

Thank Christian G
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Reviewed April 12, 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

Thank aleksandraska
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Reviewed February 15, 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.

Thank dorinadsm
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Reviewed March 22, 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

Thank 19Radu78
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Reviewed November 30, 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

Thank nik0la_84
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

The fortress is dating from the time of the Roman Empire, when a functioning road station called Presidium was designed. It`s one of the last seized from the Ottoman Empire. Inside the fortress, you could enjoy the stunning view of the town or the mountain...More

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