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Assenova krepost (Asen's Fortress)

Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Costs 4 leva to get in and it's worth every penny. It's got 223 stairs but it won't cause much of a strain. You get to see the beautiful mountains and the castle, there isn't much of a history boards in English but it's still...More

1  Thank Erik I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This fortress set in the mountains is amazing with spectacular views. There is a small old chapel there you can enter but it is mainly the views which will stun you!

1  Thank Damien S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see the surrounding area from and learn about the local history. The church has some partial fresco's.

1  Thank A J
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We drove from Plovdiv to this, we loved the mountains and the history. No tourist hordes, fabulous! The view was amazing. Bulgaria is stunning.

1  Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Beautiful spot, with an amazing view however it is a bit difficult to visit without a car so its not for every traveler.

1  Thank Ясен О
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Located near Plovdiv,in Asenovgrad, the fortress is a must. It's a beautiful place. We stopped there on our way to the Bachkovo Monastery. You can park uphill, near the fortress. The parking costs 1,5 lv. You should definitely have a comfortable pair of shoes.

3  Thank Raluca G
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Easily accessible with car or by foot. We went there with car. A beautiful place with great history. Next time we will go by foot from the City. It is a few kilometres walk but through a nice path and the view from the top...More

5  Thank Yvette G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

In this Fortess you can feel deep history and look excellent views. You need good shoes to climb but it is not dangerous.

Thank Tiina R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

An interesting place to visit if a bit scary. You can go up to a very high point in truth, I held on for dear life to the flagpole as I'm scared of heights but the view is absolutely the amazing, as were so many...More

3  Thank j0nathanccna
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Beautiful sight from the road, the fortress makes a good activity before or after visiting Bachkovo monastery. The fortress is actually in ruins and only a church remains fully standing. However the view from the ruins is impressive. The parking costs 1,5lv, which you pay...More

2  Thank littlececily
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