In your holiday in Bulgaria you will appreciate our dramatic mountains, haven-like monasteries, Roman and Byzantine ruins, and the excellent coffee you'll be offered wherever you go!
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Bojentsi

Bojentsi is a village situated on the north flanks in the central parts of the Stara Planina mountain range at the altitude of 750 meters. Its architecture is typical for the Bulgarian Renaissance.

The small number of houses lie on both banks of the Bojanka river, which takes its source not far away from the village. According to the legend, the village was founded by a noble-woman, whose name was Bojana, who found shelter in the mountains after Veliko Tarnovo was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1393. Stock-breeding, different handicrafts and trade were the basic means of livelihood in the village. During the Bulgarian Renaissance it changed its architectural appearance. The hilly relief let the constructors of the settlement create a picturesque architectural exterior, dating back to the National Revival period. High stone walls, oak doors, tiny cobblestone-paved lanes, stone fountains and bridges create the incredible atmosphere of the place.

It is situated 16 km north-east of Gabrovo.

 

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