Tsarevets Fortress

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Veliko Tarnovo by visiting the iconic Tsarevets Fortress. Tsarevets Fortress is one of the most visited attractions in all of Bulgaria. Perched on the tallest hill, surrounded by a natural moat, the Yantra River, the fortress overlooks Veliko Tarnovo and provides the best views of the entire city.

This medieval stronghold offers a glimpse into Bulgaria's past while you gaze outward upon its present. Explore the ancient ruins and walk along the restored walls, imagining the grandeur of the Second Bulgarian Empire.

Don't miss the Sound and Light Show, a captivating spectacle that brings the fortress to life with colorful lights and dramatic narration. With its breathtaking views and fascinating historical significance, Tsarevets Fortress is a must-see for all who visit Veliko Tarnovo.