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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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All reviews souvenir shops cobbled street old town turkish coffee for sale nice street short street traditional crafts great place for a walk cute place bulgarian revival hadji nikoli inn small coffee kataifi craftsmen handmade spirit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting for tourists, but I think it is not good for the charisma. There are several manufacturers' shops, but most are taken from standard trading. I'm disappointed

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

During our walking tours in Veliko Tarnovo, we arrived to this charming street in the old part of town. Lots of little shops for various handicraft, a place where artists thrive. We were there on a Sunday afternoon and not many shops were still open,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AndaLibra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This short street is filled with amazing shops! Each sells something traditional and you can see how it is made. From knives, traditional cluttery, to wooden toys, jewelries and kadaif (traditional sweet pastry). Very cute place and just look at the signs above each shop!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank naroundtheworld
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

For those who would like to feel the authentic 19th century revolutionary Veliko Turnovo. The street is surrounded by renovated houses used as shops or galleries. It leads staright to Tsarevets Fortress.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank _the_mimi-ov
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

A great place for a walk where you can feel the spirit of Tarnovo. Here you can buy souvenirs and gifts. Cerrently, due to repairs, it is not the right time to visit, but I hope the summer is transformed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 951mercans
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

When I was there everything was under construction and it was awful. There are a lot of souvenir shops with a lot of things to buy, but everything was very expensive for the Bulgarian standarts.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AngelBoriaov331
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We are here in Veliko Tarnovo for three days and spent half a day exploring Samovodska Charshiya and having lunch at Hadji Nokoli Inn. The place is pretty quiet as there are not many tourists visiting. The cobbled street and craft shops make the place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dannychan_sg
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just returned from a trip to Switzerland, Bulgaria and 2 days in Amsterdam. My son lives in Bankya, near Sofia and we've gone the last three years for a month long visit. While in Veliko Tarnovo we found this delightful street...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claira55
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Along the street, there are various workshops of masters of jewelers, wood carvers, potters, knives, artists, etc. You can enjoy their beautiful creations, buy a variety of souvenirs and lose time.There is also a snack bar, where you can taste coffee on sand, boza, handmade...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

My husband and I visited this shop and LOVED the hand made pottery-made by Nina Nesheva. We would love to buy more. Does anyone know of their web site if they have one, as it is not mentioned on their brochure? She uses an old...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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August 21, 2017|
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Response from lubomir_stoyanov | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely all of them were open. There were more tourist on Sunday than on Friday. The street is full of life on Sunday.But my advise is first to look and compare prices as well some shops give discounts if asked.