The house with the Monkey

  The house with the Monkey of Nikola Koiuv is a Renaissance house in the center of Veliko Tarnovo. It was built by Usta Kolyo Ficheto in 1849. The name of the house comes from the monkey sculpture high above the ground floor. The famous collector of Bulgarian antiquaries Stefan Penev-Akhtar (about 1806 – 1860) […]


Monument Assenevtsi

The Asenevtsi Monument is dedicated to кings Asen, Peter, Kaloyan and Ivan Assen II. It was built in 1985, at the age of 800 years since the rebellion of the Assen and Peter brothers. The sword around which the four Asseneans are situated symbolizes the power and the rise of medieval Bulgaria. Asenevtsi are three […]


The Sarafkin House (Museum of the City Life)

The Sarafkin House is located on Gurko street in the Renaissance part of the town of Veliko Tarnovo. It was built in 1861. It was designed for a dwelling and workplace of Dimo Sarafina. In 1965, it was declared a monument of culture of national importance. Since 1981 Sarafkin House is a museum site where […]


Samovodska charshia

A beautiful narrow street in the old part of the town, famous for the authentic workshops of various craftsmen. Here you can buy a lot of souvenirs, handmade on-site. At the beginning of the street there is a monument “Velchova zavera”, built at the place where the house of Velcho Atanasov – Dzhamdzhiata was located. […]