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Nicopolis ad Istrum

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Nicopolis ad Istrum

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E85 Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse Road near Nikyup Village, Veliko Tarnovo 5000 Bulgaria
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Explore Bulgaria hassle-free from Bucharest on this full-day tour with a guide. Travel directly from your central Bucharest hotel to Veliko Tarnovo in an air-conditioned car or minibus. Explore St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, Tsaravets Fortress, and Arbanasi Village with included entry tickets. Enjoy hotel drop-off in Bucharest at the end of the day.
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Stephen F wrote a review Oct 2019
Nikyup, Bulgaria5 contributions
A fantastic Ruined Roman City, on the edge of the village of Nikyup. Worth a visit just to walk on genuine Roman roads
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Date of experience: July 2019
Dwightcr wrote a review Jul 2019
Chapin, South Carolina926 contributions75 helpful votes
Great Roman ruin in Northern Bulgaria. Extensive stone streets, amphitheater, wells and more. Well signed in English.
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Date of experience: July 2019
markbrigh2n wrote a review Jul 2019
Worthing, United Kingdom33 contributions11 helpful votes
Close to the dusty quiet village of Nickyup is a surprisingly intact Roman town. With few signs or directions, no ticket office or souvenir shop, when I visited this place a couple of years ago I was the only human being around with just the heat of the sun and the sizzling insects for company. It's a strange feeling to walk around this fallen outpost of the Roman Empire 2000 years later and although little more than pillars and floors remain (along with what looks like a covered water channel or aquaduct under the main street entrance), you do get a sense of what it must have been like as a town all those years ago. It won't cost you anything and it's an unexpected detour from what you would expect from a visit to the countryside of mid-Bulgaria... and you may see a cranes nest with large occupants on the telegraph pole at the edge of the car park! One warning, mind your footing! No real paths other than the paving provided 2000 years ago!
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Date of experience: August 2018
william m wrote a review May 2019
Pecatonica, Illinois1,109 contributions291 helpful votes
There is archeological restoration going on, but you can get close and intimate with the theater, forum, streets, pillars, and even the irrigation system. Also, there are those beautiful Bulgarian poppies growing everywhere. This is a wonderful stop if you are going south from Bucharest into Bulgaria.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Natalia wrote a review Mar 2019
Sofia, Bulgaria166 contributions5 helpful votes
Roman Early Byzantine town there are preserved remains of statues, columns, arches and capitals There is a water supply restoration
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Date of experience: May 2018
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