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Assenova krepost (Asen's Fortress)

Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 14 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
Reviewed 18 May 2017

In this Fortess you can feel deep history and look excellent views. You need good shoes to climb but it is not dangerous.

Thank Tiina R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

An interesting place to visit if a bit scary. You can go up to a very high point in truth, I held on for dear life to the flagpole as I'm scared of heights but the view is absolutely the amazing, as were so many...More

3  Thank j0nathanccna
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Beautiful sight from the road, the fortress makes a good activity before or after visiting Bachkovo monastery. The fortress is actually in ruins and only a church remains fully standing. However the view from the ruins is impressive. The parking costs 1,5lv, which you pay...More

2  Thank littlececily
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A great place to visit when in Assenovgrad , the views from the fortress are fabulous. Not good for the hard of walking as there is some steep climbing involved but well worth the effort if you can manage it.

1  Thank hazeljohn
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The fortress was such an enchanting sight to me after almost an hour of driving from Plovdiv. It is well preserved and as per my guide can also be a wedding venue. It is worth visiting. One is set to learn more about Bulgarian rich...More

2  Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Beautiful and well preserved piece of bulgarian medieval history. Named after Ivan Asen II, tsar of Bulgaria, who expand the fortification and build a church there. The view from the top of the fortress is simply amazing - you should see it yourself! Bring а...More

1  Thank Mariya K
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