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The fortress is on a hill above Lovech. You can see there: walls of churches, houses inside. It is a lovely place with stunning views over Lovech and mountains, not so many informative boards but we liked it.
This fort has remains going back to Romans and even before but the majority of what you see is from the 12th century.
The site is very ruinous to the extent that you cannot understand what is what. Plus the lack of information and explanations...More
Spreading the hill over the city, the Fortress does not impress as much with architecture as its history.
The complex is well maintained, there are newly built spaces and a mini-theater in the open air, where various chamber concerts are organized.
You can walk freely...More
well rehabilitated, nice views. little english speaking. but friendly cashier. no english for the big statue at entrance, no explanation.
no roadmap o google to lead you to the fortress. very narrow the streets. the athlets can climb up the stairs from downtown to the...More
If you want to visit the Hisarya Fortress, go by foot from the city center. It takes you only 5-10min.,but it is worth,because you can see typical historical houses,you can also visit the etnographical museum and local church on your way to the top. The...More
The Hisriya Fortress is located close to central Lovech, on a hill on the Eastern side of the river Osam. Because of its elevation, this has been a strategically attractive location and therefore, has seen many layers of buildings over the past 3-4 millennia. It...More
Great way to pass a couple of hours.Stunning views over Lovech and surrounding mountains. Place itself is awesome seeing little ruins of houses and churches as well as the fortress.A must place to visit
Nice fortress remains. Wonderful view over Lovech. Nothing to see though. The wall just before entering is probably the best to see. Beautiful night illumination - make a photo of a surreal lighted fortress wall. Seems almost like knights will emerge riding down the gate...More