In Bulgaria, on the hillside is located beautiful city of Veliko Tarnovo, which was founded in the 5th century. In ancient times, the city, located in the valley of the Yantra River, was the capital of the state, today it attracts travelers with outstanding architectural monuments. The city is located in an incredibly difficult mountainous area, actually built on the slopes of the gorge. Its main symbol is the ancient fortress, the city has a well-preserved historic district.
The city's buildings are cascaded on terraces, many historic buildings today are home to museums and art galleries. Guests of Veliko Tarnovo will have the opportunity to visit the Historical Museum, which houses a rich collection of archaeological artifacts, as well as visit the Art Museum. National restaurants operating in the city are no less attractive than historical monuments. They can try not only traditional Bulgarian cuisine, but also excellent wines from local historic wineries.
Poltava is a twin-city of Velyko -Tyrnovo since 1961.More about the city