IPA The project is co-funded by EU trough the BulgariaSerbia IPA Cross-border Programme
Leader Partner Municipality of Koprivshtitsa, Koprivshtitsa - Bulgaria; Partner Municipality of Medijana Nis, Serbia

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The street was built in the first half of 18th century. It was a street full of tinkers and other craftsmen, together with their houses coming from Turkish period. Unfortunately, only some of those are preserved today and protected by the state. The street has recently become packed with cafes, a favorite site for the visitors.

Location: Serbia, Nish,

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Museum

This house, built in 1830 and recently converted to a museum, evokes interest and lyrical mood in all visitors of the town. Here, on the 25.03.1887 was born Dimcho Debelianov, the famous Bulgarian poet. The authentic environment of the house was restored and the exhibition covers the poet's life and creative work.

Location: Bulgaria, Koprivshtitsa, 6, Dimcho Debelyanov Str.

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Museum

A compound of three separate building constructed by local builders in three stages in a period of 25 years. The first building, a winter house, was built in 1810. The second - a building for trade purposes was built in 1820 and the third one, a summer house, was constructed in 1835. The house belonged to the merchant Stoycho Karavelov and his wife Nedelia Doganova. Today, the exhibition in the museum covers the life and the social activities of the two sons, Luben and Petko Karavelov.

Location: Bulgaria, Koprivshtitsa, 39, H. N. Palaveev Blvd.

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Church

This church, built in 1817, is known by the local inhabitants as the old chirch. It is the church bells that announced the beginning of the April uprising. The church contains many precious works of art including the Iconostasis (1821) and the other icons made by Renaissance painters (like Zahari Zograf) during the period of 1837 to 1838. In the yard of the church is located the mortuary monument of Dimcho Debelianov, built in 1934 by the sculptor prof. Ivan Lazarov. You can find here also the tomb of Hadzhi Nencho Palaveev - the important grantor of funds for the construction of the local culture house and other cultural buildings.

Location: Bulgaria, Koprivshtitsa, 26A, Dimcho Debelianov Str.

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The Old Fulling Mill is the place where you can learn about characteristic technologies for making rugs, carpets and fulled carpets, used in the everyday life of the inhabitants of Koprivshtitsa during the 18th and 19th centuries. Here you can travel back in time. Moreover, you can create by yourself your own souvenir, that will forever remind you of Koprivshtitsa and bring you back to this town.

Location: Bulgaria, Koprivshtitsa,

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Gallery

'The Palaveev houses'gallery offers its visitors exhibitions of contemporary painters. The gallery accommodates as well the permanent exposition devoted to Hadzhi Nencho Palaveev - the most important grantor to Koprivshtitsa.

Location: Bulgaria, Koprivshtitsa,

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Museum

The house was built in 1945 by a local master. In 1954 the house was converted into a museum with the name of the Bulgarian revolutionary and leader of the April uprising - Todor Kableshkov. In addition to the authentically restored living environment, the museum includes an exhibition connected with the revolutionary activities of Todor Kableshkov and the April uprising in Koprivshtitsa.

Location: Bulgaria, Koprivshtitsa, 8, Todor Kableshkov Str.

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Banja Topilo (Topilo SPA) is situated 25 km away from Nis in the lively Toponicka river valley. It is reachable by an asphalt road passing through the villages of Gornja Toponica and Vele Polje. This relatively small and new Serbian spa was discovered accidentally. However, the news of its healing properties spread quickly, so that the 500 beds offered in private accommodation are used throughout the year.

Location: Serbia, Nish,

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Park

Čair Park is one of the most famous and visited parks in Nis. It includes and obtains the Stadium Radnički and Sports Centre – Čair (with an Olympic swimming pool and skating rink). A number of festivals and fairs are organized there: Book Fair, International Fair of Tourism and Ecology, Ski equipment Fair, Hunting and fishing equipment Fair, etc.

Location: Serbia, Nish,

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Church

The Church of St. Nicholas is located in the foothill of the St. Nicholas' Hill, in the southern town part called Palilula. St. Nicholas' temple has its own history which is inseparable from the history of the town of Niš. It has perhaps been the witness of Niš history since the dawn of Christianity, which had found a strong bastion here.

Location: Serbia, Nish,

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