Wine cellar Four Friends is nestled near the village of Gorno Botevo east of the city of Stara Zagora. The cellar owns 40 hectares of vineyards growing varieties such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Fran and Petit Verdo.
The climate is mild, moderately continental, with many sunny days (over 3000 hours of sunshine, over 120 days a year).
The winery’s team of staff overlooks the entire process – from the plantations to the bottling of the wine, with agronomists and oenologists strictly monitoring the quality of the product using the winery’s modern laboratory.
The wines in wine cellar Four Friends are produced using classic technologies with the exceptional amounts of manual labour which largely determines the quality of the wine. Showcased in three series – Four Friends, Zitara and Morgentau, the wines often receive awards of excellence in internation competitions.
The wine cellar has a wonderful and cosy wine tasting room where wine enthusiasts can enjoy their wines after a short walk around the cellar.
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The forum of the ancient Roman city of Augusta Trayana is an archaeological site in the central part of the city of Stara Zagora. The ancient forum complex is one of the most monumental structures in the Roman city of Augusta Trayana. The founder of the city was Emperor Trayan (98-117), hence its name. A unique element of this complex is the amphitheatrically built theatre facing the square space of the complex.
The house is located in the “Klutsohor” district of Sliven. Dimitar Nikolov Assenov, known mostly as Hadji Dimitar, was born there on May 10, 1840. The house is small, one-story, with a wooden porch – the characteristic architectural features of the early Bulgarian revival, as well as a beautifully landscaped yard. The exhibition includes photographs, household items, weapons, an exact reproduction of a Chetnik uniform and a copy of the flag of Stefan Karadzha’s troop. The house offers a guided tour and talk and a kiosk at the entrance sells informational materials and souvenirs. Audio guides in English are also available.
The tomb was accidentally discovered in 1944 by soldiers who, while digging a trench, came across a bricked stone wall. It is located on the Tulbeto hill, 5 kilometres from Kazanlak. The tomb is the only completely preserved monument of painting from the early Hellenistic era in Bulgaria. It belonged to the Thracian ruler Roigos and is part of a large necropolis located near the ancient city of Seutopolis. UNESCO declared the tomb a world historical and cultural heritage.