Kàrlovo (Bulgarian: Карлово) is a picturesque and a historically important town in central Bulgaria located in a fertile valley along the river Stryama at the southern foot of the Balkan Mountains. It is administratively part of Plovdiv Province and has a population of about 30,340 (as of 2011), the mayor being D-r Emil Kabaivanov. Karlovo is famous for the worldwide-known rose oil, which is grown there and used in producing perfume. In addition to this, Karlovo is the birthplace of Vasil Levski, the most distinguished Bulgarian to start preparing the national liberation from the Ottoman rule in the late 19th century. There is a museum and large monument dedicated to him. Karlovo is also a popular location for tourism in the region. During the 2000s, Bulgarian archaeologists made discoveries in Central Bulgaria which were summarized as "The Valley of the Thracian Kings". On 19 August 2005, some archaeologists announced they had found the first Thracian capital, which was situated near Karlovo in Bulgaria. A lot of polished ceramic artifacts (pieces of roof-tiles and Greek-like vases) were discovered revealing the fortune of the city. The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture declared its support to the excavations.Wikipedia
Is Karlovo in Bulgaria on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Karlovo is Plovdiv. Plovdiv is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, Boyana Church, Vitosha Boulevard. Also, to reach Karlovo, you'll have to take a flight to Plovdiv; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Karlovo are of 1-2 days.
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