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Assenova krepost (Asen's Fortress)

Asenovgrad 4000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The road up the mountain to the fortress off the main road comes up very quickly. We missed the turn-off the first time and had to go down the road and turn around. There is a parking lot all the way up at the top....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Asen’s Fortress (Assenova krepost ) whilst on the way to the Bachkovo Monastery (Bachkovski Manastir) during a 10-day holiday in Bulgaria. Our satnav took us straight past the signed entrance and told us we had arrived when the road passed...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are more ruins than fortess, but the church is well preserved. Inside the curch you can admire some wall paintings. On the top of the fortress, where is Bulgarian flag, you have best view on surrounding forests. The view is amazing. Morning before 10:00...More

Thank Legaga
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be prepared to take many stairs and climb many rocks to get to the top of this place but it is really worth it and not that tiring. When we visited it was raining so the rocks were extremely slippery - be careful not to...More

Thank Audronė Š
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

It is an amazing visit to climb the path up to the fortress! It is paid but it is very worth it for the landscape that you see and the opportunity to visit the unique church which is the only surviving thing of the fortress....More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is one of the best-preserved medieval castles in the country. Definitely a must-see. The panorama is also incredible.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Asen’s Fortress is an old fort ruin about 4 kilometres from Asenovgrad near Plovdiv. It is easy to walk to the Fortress from the train station, though the last two kilometres are uphill. There is not much left of the fortress it is literally a...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Around Asenovgrad at a half an hour drive from Plovdiv there are several attractions worth seeing like the Asenovgrad fortress, but especially worth mentioning the Bachkovo Monastery. You can find also several shops and restaurant around the area of the monastery.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The fortress is located 20 km from Plovdiv on a hill. In the days of the weekend it may be hard to find a parking place. Fortress is impressive as a construction. It can be visited up to the top. The church inside the fortress...More

Thank Tufus92
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

A very worthwhile halfday tour out of Plovdiv is a trip to Asen's Fortress and to the nearby Bachkovo Monastery. I had asked my hotel manager to find me a driver and he got me through 'Plovdiv Tours' a lady, who acted as driver and...More

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