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Carewec, the Bulgarian tsars' citadel Recommended Recommended

Carewec, the Bulgarian tsars' citadel
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Carewec, "City of the Tsars", towers above the town of which it is the soul and heart. It has retained the memory of the saga which made the Asen dynasty (1218-1393) one of the most brilliant in Europe. At first sight, Carewec appears like a wooded hill surrounded by an impressive defensive system and crowned by the tower of the patriarchal church of the Resurrection. It is accessible via a narrow rocky isthmus. Even though only a few buildings remain, discovering the citadel, whatever the season but mainly in spring, offers a delightful experience.

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