Shipka


Category

Description

Shipka is a town in central Bulgaria, part of Kazanlak Municipality, Stara Zagora Province. It lies in the Central Balkan Mountains, at, 650 metres above sea level. As of 2005, Shipka has a population of 1,398 and the mayor is Stoyan Ivanov.The town is known for being located near the historic Shipka Pass, the location of several key battles in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78. Local sights include the Shipka Memorial on Stoletov Peak, the Buzludzha Monument, the Russian-style Shipka Memorial Church and the recently discovered Thracian tomb Golyamata Kosmatka.The population is overwhelmingly Eastern Orthodox and ethnically Bulgarian, with a notable minority of Karakachans .Shipka PassShipka Pass (Шипченски проход, Shipchenski prohod) (el. 1150 m./3820 ft.) is from the town, and connects the town with Gabrovo.During the Russo-Turkish War, Shipka Pass was the scene of a series of conflicts collectively named the Battle of Shipka Pass.

Places Nearby

City

Skobelevo, Stara Zagora

City
Enina

City
s. Sheinovo

City, Sports & Recreation

Commercial & Industrial

Ceramics and souvenirs
6100 Kazanlak
Commercial & Industrial, Tour Agency

Family Style Restaurant

Крънско Ханче
6100 Kazanlak
Family Style Restaurant, Motel, City

Health/Beauty

Turkey Esthetic Center
bornova, İzmir, Turkey
Plastic Surgeon, Surgeon, Cosmetic Dentist
Argana.bg Био Арганово масло
ул. Мургаш 4, 6145 Dunavtsi
Health/Beauty

Hotel

Хотел Ресторант Цветина
кв.Етъра ,ул.Светлина 11, 5300 Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Hotel, Restaurant

Landmark & Historical Place

Горно-Черковиште
Горно Черковище, Kazanlak
Landmark & Historical Place, City
Şipka Geçidi
Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Landmark & Historical Place

Local Business

Enduro X Alba - Damascena
s. Skobelewo, Pavel Banya
Local Business
Връх Исполин

Mountain
Kransko Hanche
на 3 км.от Казанлък по пътя за Шипка, Kazanlak
Restaurant
Велико Търново
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Local Business

Locality

Nedevci
nedevci, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Locality

Monument

Паметник Бузлуджа - Buzludja monument - Buzludzha
Връх Бузлуджа / Buzludja peak, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Monument, Museum

Mountain

Stoletov

Mountain
Енинско Ждрело

Mountain

Museum

Голямата Косматка
Kazanlak
Museum

Museum/Art Gallery

Етнографски Комплекс Дамасцена
ул. Първи май 24, GPS: 42.677356,25.194311, 6148 Skobelevo, Khaskovo, Bulgaria
Landmark & Historical Place, Museum, Restaurant

Musical Instrument Store

Mityo Dimitrov - violin maker
Panayot Volov 5 Str., 6165 Gorno Cherkovishte, Khaskovo, Bulgaria
Musical Instrument Store, Professional Service

Reservoir

Qzovir Koprinka

Reservoir, Lake, Region

Residence

Недевци
Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Residence

Restaurant

Бистро "Чешмата"
Чешмата, 6144 Sheinovo, Khaskovo, Bulgaria
Restaurant

Sports & Recreation

Розоварна Дамасцена
Pavel Banya
Sports & Recreation