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National Architectural Reserve Arbanassi
 

National Architectural Reserve Arbanassi

The information about the existing of Arbanassi is from the end of XV c. In this time it was owned by high-ranking dignitaries in the Ottoman Empire. After 1541 the empire’s grand vizir Rustem Pasha owned the village. Profiting by his authority, he ensured many privileges to the people of Arbanassi – they didn’t pay any governmental taxes and duties. The legalized privileges made Arbanassi a very attractive place for living.

Location: North-East from Veliko Tarnovo
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Beach zone - Yantra River
 

Beach zone – Yantra River

The beach is located near Tsarevets next to the unfinished street “Kraibrezhna”. Thanks to the active students the beach curve is gradually becoming a nice place for relaxation of the inhabitants of Veliko Tarnovo. Made of wooden platforms, some of which are exported over the water. The place has a small sandy beach and just this bend in the river is one of the most beautiful.

Location: East from the center of Veliko Tarnovo
Kapinovo Waterfall
 

Kapinovo Waterfall

Kapinovo Falls is a small waterfall (6-7 meters high) and is located on the Vesselina River, near to the monastery. The рооl bеnеаth іѕ аbоut 6-7 mеtеrѕ dеер, 20 mеtеrѕ wіdе аnd thе рlасе is suitable for sunbathing, swimming and water jumps. Near the waterfall there are restaurants.

Location: South-East from Veliko Tarnovo
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Waterfall Kartala
 

Waterfall Kartala

Waterfall Kartala can be seen if you take the road between Veliko Tarnovo and Transfiguration Monastery threw the Kartala peak. Waterfall is about 8-10 meters. Its location is easy to find – from Veliko Turnovo goes north through the neighborhood Kartala or northwest through Varusha quarter. Walks along the paths to rock crown over Transfiguration Monastery and the transition walk takes 40 minutes. It can pass through Transfiguration Monastery on the path to Veliko Tarnovo. This route is longer, but it is very exciting because there is an opportunity to visit several caves.

Location: North-East from district "Varusha-North"
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Old Spring Waterfall
 

Old Spring Waterfall

Old spring waterfall is located near Veliko Tarnovo, on the outskirts of Stara Planina. It is accessible by asphalt road. According to local people, once the water has flowed a little higher and fell in the form of a beautiful waterfall. Subsequent displacement of earth layers and the source moved to the foot of the former waterfall. The spring has benches and a picnic table.

Location: East from the center of Veliko Tarnovo
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Druzhba Park
 

Druzhba Park

There is a nice kids-jungle play area in the east end of the park and an inflatable castle.

Location: South-West from the center of Veliko Tarnovo
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Akatsia Park
 

Akatsia Park

Park “Akatsia” is located in the north-eastern part of Akatsia district. It is a great place for relax and to go for a walk.

Location: North-West from the center of Veliko Tarnovo
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Chuipetel Rock
 

Chuipetel Rock

Chuipetel Rock is located near the town. Gorna Oryahovitsa, Veliko Tarnovo. An interesting rocky cliff, located in the Dervent gorge of the Yantra River between Veliko Tarnovo and the village Samovodene. The site reveals breathtaking views across the gorge and opposite Derventski peak Kartala and Transfiguration Monastery. In spring and summer the whole area is dotted with flowers.

Location: North from Tsarevets Fortress
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Ksilifor Area
 

Ksilifor Area

Ksilifor area constitutes an area for recreation and tourism. It is located 4 km east of Veliko Tarnovo. There are small artificial lake, sports and playgrounds, shelter hut hiking trails. There is a wide meadow inn opportunity to stay overnight in a tent, many organized recreational areas and even exercise, outdoor barbecue, a climbing wall. The area is suitable for mountain biking.

Location: East from Veliko Tarnovo
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Lobe Rock
 

Lobe Rock

Lobe Rock is located on Tsarevets Hill in Veliko Tarnovo and the most northern tip of the eponymous hill. Highly awarded is ahead by a nose, and below is formed deep chasm. Calvary scale is considered to be a place were made public executions. It is believed that from Calvary rock in 1205 was thrown Latin Emperor Baldwin of Flanders, after being blinded in Baldwin Tower.

Location: North from Tsarevets Fortress
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Garga Hill Area
 

Garga Hill Area

Garga hill area is located near the hill Trapezitsa, Veliko Tarnovo. Once, west of the hill there was a slaughterhouse, so above it were Viel flocks of crows, from which derives its name. In southwestern Garga hill in the 19th century there was a Turkish fort. From there a wonderful view – Veliko Tarnovo, Tsarevets and Trapezitsa.

Location: North from Tsarevets Fortress
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