Nestled at the foot of Stara Planina, Zheravna is one of the places in Bulgaria where time seems to have stopped. Life flows there with the calmness of a typical mountain village. With its ancient architecture, centuries-old history and scenic greenery the place attracts numerous of nature lovers and tourists from around the world.
The most interesting event in Zheravna is the International folklore costume festival. It all started more than a decade ago when Hristo Dimitrov - producer, choreographer and director of the National Folklore Ensemble "Bulgare" married the folk singer Albena Veskova. Together with about 400 guests present at their wedding, Hristo and Albena were dressed in traditional costumes, and this gained a wide positive response among people in the country. Organizing a massive event of this kind, gives everybody who wants to wear a Bulgarian costume for at least three days a year the opportunity to break away from civilization and jump back in time.
Together with a number of organizations supporting the event, the Festival is organized every year in during the lasts three days of the penultimate week of August - Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The folklore festival is a private initiative and is supported by the income from the entrance fee and the numerous donations. Every year, dozens of donors and media partners contribute to the successful holding of the patriotic initiative in Zheravna. The ambition of the organizers is to achieve the typical atmosphere from the years of our National Revival in the name of an amazing experience, rich in pleasant emotions and unforgettable memories.
There are 172 houses in the village preserved in their authentic image for more than 300 years. They have been declared national cultural monuments. The houses are made entirely of wood and almost all have a similar architectural style and appearance. The properties are impressive with their exquisite construction, hand made carvings, magnificent door and window applications. Today Zheravna is a National Architectural and Museum Sanctuary with restored Renaissance houses, narrow cobblestone streets and numerous of fountains.
Unique Estates strongly supports the idea of preserving these amazing properties and has the pleasure of offering to the attention of its clients three cozy houses located in Zheravna. The properties are suitable for family vacations and special events spent in a wonderful place that has preserved the spirit and the traditions of the Bulgarian Revival period. These authentic houses offer modern comfort and wonderful views of the Kotel Mountains.
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