The Veliko Tarnovo entrepreneur Sabin Bijev, tempted by the history and his love for the Tsarevets fortress and his hometown, made a unique book about the emblematic fortress. The work on it takes him several years long research and the latest computer technology, but the author is satisfied, because every future reader will be able to get an idea of the brilliance of the authentic Tsarevets and the Patriarchal complex.
With the beginning of the active tourist season, all museums in the old capital are extending their working hours.
Tsarevets Architectural and Museum Reserve will receive visitors every day from 8.00 to 19.00 and closes at 20.00. The Museum “Patriarchal Church” Holy Ascension “is open from 9.00 to 19.00.
Trapezitsa Architectural and Museum Reserve receives visitors every day from 8.30 to 18.00. Closes at 19.00.
A medieval camp at the Trapezitsa fortress will mark the beginning of the active summer tourist season in Veliko Tarnovo. The historical reconstructions will take place on May 22nd from 10:00 to 18:00 at the second fortress of medieval Tarnovgrad. They will include reconstructions of everyday life, crafts, military skills and more from the XII-XIV centuries. Visitors will be able to get acquainted with glorious moments of the Bulgarian history in an authentic environment, according to the organizers.
From July 3rd to September 10th, 2021 the most emblematic cultural event of Veliko Tarnovo – the summer opera festival “Stage of the Ages” will take place. Titles of operas from Stara Zagora, Varna, Sofia, Ruse, Vratsa, Plovdiv and the Konstantin Kisimov Music and Drama Theater – Veliko Tarnovo will be presented on an open stage in the Palace of the Bulgarian Kings – the Tsarevets Fortress.