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Assenovgrad Press releases archive September, 2009


Bulgarian Strongholds: Assenova Fortress

Location: Assenova Fortress is situated just 2 km away from Asenovgrad on a steep, rocky hillside, overlooking the Assenitsa River.

History: The fortress was referred to in the past as Petrich, Stenimahos and Scribentsion. In 1230 as a result of the aggravated relations with the Latin Empire, Tsar Ivan Assen II fortified and expanded the strong Stanimaka’s Fortress.
He perpetuated this work of construction art by an inscription, carved above its entrance. This was the reason...

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