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"Trapezitsa" Top 5 Page for this destination Veliko Turnovo Things to Do Tip by ger4444

Veliko Turnovo Things to Do: 104 reviews and 229 photos


A hill in town with steep slopes. Down the hill towards the river there are two fortified walls. The fortress has four main gates. 17 churches have been preserved. On their inner walls are fragments of paintings. The style of them is characteristic of the school of Turnovo. In the end of the 14th C. and the beginning of the 15th C. the Ottoman invaders burn down Trapezitsa.

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  • Written Feb 21, 2008
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