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E85 Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse Road | near Nikyup Village, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roman Early Byzantine town there are preserved remains of statues, columns, arches and capitals There is a water supply restoration

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank natalli_ik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located around 25 km away from Veliko Tarnovo, a visit to this site is worth your while. Excavation works and transformation into an open air museum was made using European funds and results show expenditure was not in vane. There are several explanations available in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

The ruins of an old roman city built by emperor Trajan in 106 a.d. .Worth spending few hours visiting.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Andi M
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We were the only ones walking around ( in the rain) the entensive ruins of this roman city on the particularly well preserved roads. Talking to the girl at the entrance there are infact few visitors and yet it certainly is well worth while driving...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Frog-Aus
Reviewed June 14, 2018

This Roman town has many ruined buildings to explore some very decorative carved stonework. The original streets are interesting and very well preserved in places. We were almost the only ones there, it's a pity that no one visits as there is so much more...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank fjane84
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Thanks to EU funding these lovely Roman remains all carry helpful information displays. Anywhere else on the planet these ruins would be a tourist magnet, but strangely you can often be the only visitor to the site, lovely setting next to a tranquil lake

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We thought that there will be only a few badly exposed ruins, but it turned out that it is a big archeological site, with ancient streets, columns, houses and temples remains. There are many explanatory tables, giving lots of information and pictures on this roman...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Damjan D
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in history,you definitely must see this place located about 25km far from Veliko Tarnovo. The way is on some places pretty damaged, so do not be surprised. The entrance fee is 6 BGN (family ticket). The area is big enough,it is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Legaga
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

The entrance is at the end of pretty bad 3 km country road. In winter season it is close ,open only for groups . I call to ask if it is ok to open the site for only 2 people , recomand us " to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank girlextreme
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Wonderfully organized and very informative panels, a great look to the times of the Roman Empire. One of the best organized similar places in the whole South East Europe.

Date of experience: December 2017
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