Veliko Tarnovo is a city in north central Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Veliko Tarnovo Province. Often referred to as the "City of the Tsars", Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famous as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. Until 1965 the name of the town was Tarnovo, and this is still the common name. The old city is situated on three hills, Tsarevets, Trapezitsa and Sveta Gora raising amidst the meanders of the Yantra. Tsarevets housed the palaces of the Bulgarian Emperors and the Patriarchate with the Patriarchal Cathedral, as well as a number of administrative and residential edifices surrounded by thick walls. Trapezitsa was known for its many churches and as the main residence of the nobility. In the Middle Ages it was among the main European centres of culture and gave its name to the architecture of the Tarnovo Artistic School, painting of the Tarnovo Artistic School and literature.Veliko Tarnovo is an important administrative, economic, educational and cultural centre of Northern Bulgaria. As of February 2011, the town has a population of 68,197 [wikipedia]
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dkmurphys (55933) 2011-10-21 7:02
A beautiful capture from that old and picturesque city. Great details and lovely colors. Well cath, have a nice day.
ilghiz (708) 2011-10-21 7:20
Beautiful compositions with all these little houses combined in peculiar geometry and covered with time-worn textures. I also like the colours.
Bardzo dobrze )
baddori (20113) 2011-10-21 9:47
PrecarietÓ statica "apparente . Storia ed un "castello" di pertinenze a "sbalzo" .
Ottimi colori e ombre.
isabela_sor (47748) 2011-10-21 9:57
Interesting architecture and good angle
unexpected style for Bulgaria
all the best
ashres (1055) 2011-10-21 10:31
a perfect piece of cut of image to show the great architectural details of the town. Those roofs are wonderfully included. The light is great and pov and composition is great. nice capture,
have a great weekend,
Sonata11 (33737) 2011-10-21 20:09
wypatrzyles bardzo ciekawe miejsce. Podoba mi sie to polaczenie domkow, ciasne ale wlasne. Interesujaca architektura. Swietne zdjecie. Super praca.
Serdecznie pozdrawiam i zycze milego WE,
macjake (64768) 2011-10-21 21:56
we don't get to see too many photos here from Bulgaria!
its a nice change!
a splendid photo thats so sharp, so crisp. my favorite part of the photo is the architecture itself, so rustic and charming, not to mention historic.
lovely shot from top to bottom.
lgir (7277) 2011-10-24 9:19
beautiful framing to highlight the architecture, but also a light, well captured, offers us good contrasts.
vrabieionut (2189) 2011-10-24 11:03
You have captured much of the intricate detail painting walls of this building. I like architecture and colors.
Have a nice evening,
GFSSD-1 (3960) 2011-12-30 14:17
splendid composition from a keen eyes...congrats
all the best
npecanhuk (73494) 2012-03-13 9:58
Wonderful architectural details!
Very beautiful, attractive and interesting picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, vertical format, composition, contrasts and black & white borders are all excellent features here!
Very enjoyable image!
TFS - congrats,
gus72 (3719) 2012-06-09 23:26
Hi Grzegorz !!! anything Architectural attracts my eyes...... and this is a very nice image with rich colours and many details to keep me looking, more and more.
Very nicely framed.
Cheers from Australia.
- Copyright: Grzegorz Oczkowicz (GREGG) (7888)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-07-12
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon 5D, Canon EF 70-200mm F/4L USM,, RAW, 67mm Hoya PL Super HMC
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-10-21 6:07