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Assenova krepost (Asen's Fortress)

Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Located on a high rocky edge of the left bank of the Asenitsa river, the fortress is one of the most interesting and oldest monument from the cultural history of the City of Asenovgrad. Its a really stuning place, worth a visit. Big part of...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 17 February 2017

To get to Asens fortress, you only need to hop on the bus in the bus centre which is near to the train station, you need to pay about 5 BGN for the bus fare but its really worth. The journey takes about 30 minutes...More

1  Thank lingmanw
Reviewed 13 February 2017

At this place you can see from outside a very well preserved medieval church. Here I mostly enjoyed the fantastic view.

Thank Eva T
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Unique experience visiting Assen's Fortress located 2 km south from Asenovgrad - the gate to the Rhodopi mountains! Not to be missed experience!

Thank Sofiya27
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Near Plovdiv, this is a wonderful small fortress to visit. Although they call it a fortress it is also Bachkovo Monastary. The drive there is beautiful. There are a lot of stairs. We visited in the winter and the stairs where not shoveled but we...More

Thank PangeaTravel
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I was on a buisness trip to Bulgaria - Plovdiv and my colleagues took me to this fortress which is just a short drive away. I was simply in awe of the atmosphere.Recommended.

Thank Mahmoud O
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Up on the hill, totally worth the climb up the crooked stairs. Exhibits around are not well preserved, could be to off season. Church is quite nice and well preserved, some original wall paintings are still there. The view of the valley and Asenovgrad is...More

Thank Yevgen1y
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of the symbols of Asenovgrad city. Very nice road which leads to the Asen's Fortress. The view is beautiful. The are places for rest, also a coffee machine, free wi-fi. Nice place for walks.

Thank Yoanna_Light
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I stopped here between a visit to Plovdiv and the Bachkovo Monastary. So glad I did! The views are spectacular, though there are a lot of stairs to take up to the top. Most of the fortress is actually another church, but the views make...More

Thank kathryns222
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This fortress is worth visiting if passing by, but I would not recommend driving a long way just to visit it. Given the proximity, one can combine a visit to Bachkovo Monastery with a visit to Assen's fortress.

Thank ingibingi82
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