Things to do in Koprivshtitsa

Top Things to Do in Koprivshtitsa

Things to Do in Koprivshtitsa

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  • permia
    Ireland38,170 contributions
    A beautiful facade containing scenes from Venice and other cities is marvellous to admire while approaching through the courtyard. Also here is an assemblage of bells that were used to keep track of various livestock; the larger the animal the bigger the bell.

    Lovely rooms are to be seen, including the splendid Red Room that has a fine decorative wooden ceiling and paintings.

    Winter quarters at ground level have lower ceilings and smaller windows to keep in the heat, while those at higher level, for summer use, are more expansive.

    The room where Oslekov would welcome his guests is spacious and comfortable. Another room shows a weaving loom and spinning wheel.
    Written 23 July 2019
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  • Константин М
    Sofia, Bulgaria9 contributions
    This is one of the most breathtaking and beautiful houses I have ever seen. Its iconic front facade is extraordinary and fascinating and the fact that this house is build in 1854 is mind blowing. The garden in front is well maintained and creates calm and relaxing atmosphere. I loved the interior of the building because of its specific wall paintings. An intriguing history surrounds the family that owned the house. Also a good feature is that its part of a museum tour which contains several other iconic houses of other famous Bulgarian revolutionaries. It is a must see and I strong recommend visiting it!!!
    Written 3 April 2022
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  • bleki1
    Sofia, Bulgaria68 contributions
    Koprivshtitsa is part of Bulgarian history, and Dimcho Debelyanov is one of the famous Bulgarian poets, so it's worth to visit.
    Written 23 March 2021
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  • Martin A
    Sofia, Bulgaria27 contributions
    The museum as well as the whole town is great place for visit during weekend.
    There is group ticket for all museums which worth it.
    Written 14 October 2019
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  • bleki1
    Sofia, Bulgaria68 contributions
    It's a peace of Bulgarian history. Beautiful house of one of Bulgarian heroes. Must visit to learn about his life.
    Written 23 March 2021
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  • AnnElizabeth97123
    Wichita, KS955 contributions
    Definitely worth the walk up from the center of town to see this magnificent monument to Georgi Benkovski. Very steep and no hand rails. The view of the city/valley is amazing too.
    Written 5 September 2022
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  • permia
    Ireland38,170 contributions
    Lyuben was born here in 1834 and the exhibits reflect his lifelong work on behalf of Bulgaria and its people.

    Comprising summer and winter quarters constructed some decades apart, the buildings are attractive with fine facades of different hues.

    One of the most engaging displays is a large printing press that Karavelov bought in Serbia in 1871. Accompanying it are the Cyrillic typesetting letters and numerous documents it produced.

    Grand portraits are displayed throughout, including a photograph of members of his family mourning his death from TB in 1903.
    Written 3 August 2019
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  • lottie119
    London, UK22 contributions
    The church building itself was closed for cleaning due to Covid, but the graveyard & surrounding areas are really peaceful. The grieving mother statue/grave is sobering but the church is a nice respite from the town & is very quiet.
    Written 13 September 2020
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  • Martin A
    Sofia, Bulgaria27 contributions
    This stone bridge is amazing and it is located in the middle of Koprivshtica. Great place for taking photographs with great view.
    You can reach it by walk for 5 minutes.
    A must visit in the town!
    Written 14 October 2019
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  • Primavera
    Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria1,181 contributions
    I personally find this street to be the most important for Koprivshtitsa and maybe the most beautiful one in Bulgaria. The house of Hadji Nencho Palaveev is fully rebuilt and is now a gallery with different exhibitions.
    The noble trader was born in 1859 in Koprivshtitsa and had spoken at least four languages, he has spent most of his life working as a trader in Egypt. There he has made a fortune, which by that time made him the richest Bulgarian. Later in his life, he returned to Koprivshtitsa where he made numerous constructions, including the towns pipe system, the monuments of Georgi Benkovski, Nayden Gerov, Lyuben Karavelov and more, the bell tower of St. Nikola church, he paid for the afforestation around town, he gave scholarships for young students, and many more. The organisation of the "April Uprising of 1876" was secretly financed by him and he paid for most of the guns, horses and uniforms. In his will he left a huge amount of gold for Koprivshtitsa, some sources say that it was around 450 kilograms.
    He was the owner of Napoleon Bonaparte’s ring offered as a gift to his first wife Josephine, which today is shown in the Museum situated in the building of the first class school in town.
    Written 9 December 2019
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  • permia
    Ireland38,170 contributions
    This impressive monument in the town centre is a fitting memorial to the courageous who died in the April 1876 uprising for independence from Ottoman rule.

    Built in 1926 it contains the bones of the revolutionaries who died in April 1876.

    A chapel place of worship is also within.
    Written 26 July 2019
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  • permia
    Ireland38,170 contributions
    Extending for about 1.5 km by the river this verdant space makes for a pleasant relaxing stroll. We joined it at the main square and enjoyed the trail southwards.

    The river was quite high and flowed with impressive force. Bridges arched and straight are plentiful making it easy to cross from one side to the other.

    Cafes and restaurants are never too far away and we adjourned to one for sustenance.
    Written 28 July 2019
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  • permia
    Ireland38,170 contributions
    In the garden park next to the main square is this fine portrayal of the military General. Born in 1921 he had a distinguished career.

    He is very well portrayed in the impressive stone sculpture. From 1960 to 1962 he was Chief of the Military General Staff.
    Written 2 August 2019
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  • permia
    Ireland38,170 contributions
    Adjacent to the delightful riverside park is this great monument to the political activist. It shows him standing proudly with his hands by his side.

    Born in Koprivshtitsa in 1884, from an early age he was active in Workers’ Unions. He was a member of the Bulgarian Communist Party from 1922 onwards.

    During World War II he was active in the Communist Resistance group against the Nazis and the Government.

    Sentenced by a court martial, he was executed in 1942.
    Written 31 July 2019
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  • permia
    Ireland38,170 contributions
    A little distance from the centre is this fine church cathedral. The belfry soars heavenwards and is impressive.

    Lovely stonework is one of the hallmarks and is grand to admire.
    Written 25 July 2019
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