Covered Bridge Kolyo Ficheto - Lovech
Bridge over the River Osum in Lovech is a masterpiece built by renowned master Nikola Fichev only a covered bridge of its kind on the Balkan Peninsula is a symbol of the city, connects the old with the new part. The bridge was built in between 1874-1876. In its construction to include local residents. High 7m. and 10 m wide. bridge is resting on massive stone withstood five and impresses with its length - over 84 meters. and rich decoration of sculptures of animals, people, birds, crafted from wood only without metal fittings, wooden wedges, it illuminates only the soft glow of gas lanterns, creating coziness and romance. Throughout its period there are many small shops and cafes, you can find handmade Troyan pottery, knitting, woodwork, to enjoy the famous cuisine Lovech and white sweet baklava to Visit the charm of the beautiful views open to it. In 1925. during a fire bridge Kolyo Ficheto burned today its appearance resembles most of the magnificent craftsmanship of the great master. The most famous attraction in town is a favorite of many residents and visitors.