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Bojentsi - architectural and historical reserve
The strategic location of which is a small mountain village Borovets, determines its vast importance in our history. Located along the old Roman road, it quickly became a cultural and commercial center. The population is primarily engaged in trade, though less well attended and crafts. Its name comes from a noble daring, which after the fall of the capital at that time gr.V. Turnovo under Ottoman rule, saves children as settled here. Are preserved houses built many years ago, in its authentic form, and people have kept the faith and strong spirit, in 1964. justifiably been declared an architectural and historical rezervat.Zapochva be visited by many tourists attracted by the divine nature and preserved Bulgarian culture and traditions. Throughout the year arrive lovers of beauty and harmony of it sealed his canvases, often conducted various competitions, mostly involving children that resound with merry laugh surroundings. History and cultural boom seen in the rich decoration of churches and houses of architectural and ethnographic monuments. The eyes draw houses "Doncho Popa", "Baba Raina", "old school" turned into museums, behind their walls are housed collections of objects and photographs revealing the political and spiritual life of local people. Exhibited are a school, cutlery shop, Bazaar tissues. In certain halls are placed temporary exhibitions of various themes, appear unique martenitzas, survachka, Easter decorations. Fascinating village is located only 15 km.from Gabrovo To keep Renaissance style, is not allowed to build buildings in a different style. Hallmark of local houses with stone mantle, to make the massive buildings surrounded by large verandas fondling shade of ivy and geraniums, but mostly made enchant visitors with talent and charm of carved wood ceilings. Cobblestone streets have also retained their ancient nastilka.Nay biggest tourist attraction is the Basilica complex "Sv.Prorok Elijah" with impressive domes, collected in himself the mastery of Renaissance arhitektura.Tya is solid with stone walls and arches, built 1835. local influential figures and won her to build a tower, and such during the Ottoman rule are not allowed. In the courtyard of the temple was no school.
Nearby, quietly murmur haidouck well and reminds us that bozhenchani actively involved in the struggle for liberation.
Reserve allows those who wish to rest in houses provided an exciting vacation in the cozy domestic atmosphere of pubs, cafes and quiet hotels. There are many trails for lovers of tourism, some lead to Roman road - the preferred route.