Getting There: Chiprovtsi

Society | April 3, 2003, Thursday // 00:00

The town is situated in the northern slopes of Chiprovtsi Mountain of the Western Balkan Range, 35 km west of Montana. It is famous with its hand-woven carpets and rugs. These have a rim and a central design composition, the floral ornaments are characteristic.

6 km north-east of Chiprovtsi one can find the Chiprovtsi Monastery of St. Ivan of Rila with a church built in 1829 with a woodcarved altar and a bell-tower.

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