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Karlovo (28 000 inhabitants) is the famous Rose Valley, 140 km. from Sofia and 60 from Plovdiv. The city is the birthplace of the Apostle of Liberty Vasil Levski. The town has existed since the Ottoman invasion. In XIX century, is experiencing economic growth and cultural progress, its inhabitants traded with Egypt, Romania, Austria. This continues until the Russo-Turkish war, in 1877 the town was set on fire and the west.

Town Historical Museum is in the building - an architectural monument from 1871. Museum is the native house of Vasil Levski, also has his monument. The yard is the grave of the mother of the Apostle. Church St. Nicolas is located near the monument. The church Holy Mother is inscribed by the time of Vasil Levski ordaining a deacon, the belfry was built in 1897

Karlovo is the birthplace of prominent Bulgarian Revival and Hristo Prodanov - the first Bulgarian who climbed Everest. About a kilometer from the town is situated 15 meter's hight waterfall. Domlyan Dam is 15 km., it is a great place for hiking and camping.

Banya - Karlovo's mineral baths is in the foot of a middle forest in the valley of river Stryama. The resort is 45 km from Plovdiv and 15 km from Karlovo and Hisarya. The nature around the village is very impressive and it makes very good possibilities of rest and tourism. In the resort there are over 10 mineral springs with a temperature 35-50.5oC. There are formation of a medical peat - mineral mud. The climate is very situable about medical and rehabilitation.





 
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