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Assenova krepost (Asen's Fortress)

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Address: Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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A great sight !

We visited it at night and it was one of the most spectacularly decorated places with beautiful green lights.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited it at night and it was one of the most spectacularly decorated places with beautiful green lights.

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Thank Nash G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the best places near Plovdiv, whit very beautiful view combined whit history! I Love it and i will be back!

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Thank Desislava Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Located on a high rocky edge of the left bank of the Asenitsa river, the fortress is one of the most interesting and oldest monument from the cultural history of the City of Asenovgrad. Its a really stuning place, worth a visit. Big part of the fortress is now gone and destroyed and does not make it less beautiful! A... More 

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Thank Daniel K
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To get to Asens fortress, you only need to hop on the bus in the bus centre which is near to the train station, you need to pay about 5 BGN for the bus fare but its really worth. The journey takes about 30 minutes to the town located near to the asens fortress, go to the river and look... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At this place you can see from outside a very well preserved medieval church. Here I mostly enjoyed the fantastic view.

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Thank Eva T
Asenovgrad, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unique experience visiting Assen's Fortress located 2 km south from Asenovgrad - the gate to the Rhodopi mountains! Not to be missed experience!

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near Plovdiv, this is a wonderful small fortress to visit. Although they call it a fortress it is also Bachkovo Monastary. The drive there is beautiful. There are a lot of stairs. We visited in the winter and the stairs where not shoveled but we made it to the top ...carefully. Worth a visit if you are near Plovdiv.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on a buisness trip to Bulgaria - Plovdiv and my colleagues took me to this fortress which is just a short drive away. I was simply in awe of the atmosphere.Recommended.

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Up on the hill, totally worth the climb up the crooked stairs. Exhibits around are not well preserved, could be to off season. Church is quite nice and well preserved, some original wall paintings are still there. The view of the valley and Asenovgrad is quite nice

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Thank Yevgen1y
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

One of the symbols of Asenovgrad city. Very nice road which leads to the Asen's Fortress. The view is beautiful. The are places for rest, also a coffee machine, free wi-fi. Nice place for walks.

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