Top 8 Things to do in Troyan, Lovech Province

Troyan (also spelled Trojan, Bulgarian: Троян) is a town remembering the name of Roman Emperor Trajan, in Lovech Province in central Bulgaria with population of 21,997 inhabitants, as of December 2009. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Troyan Municipality. The town is about 162 kilometres (101 miles) away from the country capital Sofia. The nearest civilian airport is Gorna Oryahovitsa, 105 kilometres (65 miles) away. The river of Beli Osam passes through the heart of the town. The 2011 Census indicates that the population of the Trojan was 21.194 inhabitants. The racial distribution of the inhabitants is ethnic Bulgarians (87.29%), with minorities being Roma (1.23%) and Turks (1.03%). The ethnicity for 10,21% of inhabitants is not known. Donka Mihaylova of Bulgarian Socialist Party has been the town's mayor since 2011.

1. Troyan Monastery

Troyan, Bulgaria Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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Troyan Monastery

Reviewed By saronic - Zurich, SwitzerlandZurich, Switzerland

a Bulgarian Renaissance monastery

Although quite a bit older the monastery of Troyan, as it appears today, is mainly a creation of the Bulgarian Renaissance, that attractive architectonic style, which flourished in the 19th century. The monastery is about 10km outside the town of Troyan,

2. Beklemeto Pass

42_46'50.7n 24_36'22. 4e, Troyan 5600, Bulgaria Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Beklemeto Pass

Reviewed By saronic - Zurich, SwitzerlandZurich, Switzerland

over the Balkan range

With a peak of 2376m asl the Balkan mountain range is not impressively high, but it splits the country of Bulgaria in two and has given the name to the whole European peninsula, comprising several countries.Travelling through Bulgaria's center I crossed t

3. Museum of Folk Craft & Applied Arts

Pl Vuzhrazhdane, Troyan 5600, Bulgaria Museums, Specialty Museums
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Museum of Folk Craft & Applied Arts

Reviewed By Miro1965 - Sofia, BulgariaSofia, Bulgaria

Do not miss it!

Location is just top center, right on Osam river bank. Old city house turn to the museum. Small but rich. Very good for families with youn kids.

4. Raysko Praskalo

Troyan, Bulgaria Nature & Parks, Waterfalls
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Raysko Praskalo

Reviewed By Fire_Bird_NaDYa - Sofia, BulgariaSofia, Bulgaria

Heaven

Spectacular place that everyone should visit!Going to the top has its challenges but the beauty on the top makes it 100% worth it!

5. St. Nikolai Letni Church

Gumoshtnik village, Troyan 5600, Bulgaria Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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St. Nikolai Letni Church

Reviewed By Nikolai M - Sofia, BulgariaSofia, Bulgaria

Gumoshtnik is remarkable place

If you go on the road Apriltsi - Staro Stefanovo, stave nearby about 3 km, to see noteworthy village Gumoshtnik. The church "St. Nikolai Letni" was built in 1839. Ten years previously in 1829 a church school has started to operate here - one of the oldest

Angel Kanchev 6 str., Troyan 5600, Bulgaria Shopping, Museums, Art Galleries
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Seryakova kashta Gallery

Reviewed By Miro1965 - Sofia, BulgariaSofia, Bulgaria

art&bar

Small bar in the basement.Young visitors. Very friendly and fast staff. Probably best place for late night talks and drinks.

7. Church "St. Paraskeva"

Neofit Bozvile, Troyan 5600, Bulgaria Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals, Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites More
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Church "St. Paraskeva"

Reviewed By Miro1965 - Sofia, BulgariaSofia, Bulgaria

Do not miss it.

18th century church. Always in the shadow of Troyan monastery. 5s minutes walk from the city center.

8. Roman Fortress Sostra

Troyan 5669, Bulgaria Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
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Roman Fortress Sostra

Reviewed By ChristopheB13 - Habay-la-Neuve, BelgiumHabay-la-Neuve, Belgium

Jolies ruines en bord de route

Un site qui se visite à l'horizontale et sans longue marche. Les ruines sont réduites en dehors de la porte d'accès et le mur d'enceinte mais le tout à son charme. Gratuit en cette saison même s'il semble y avoir un ticket office. Cocasse de voir les ruin

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