Nicopolis Ad Istrum
“Nicopolis ad Istrum” is an ancient Roman city, founded in 102 A.D. by Emperor Trajan. The city and the surrounding region were areas known for their craft industry, livestock breeding and developed agriculture. Nicopolis ad Istrum looked like a typical Thracian city with diverse population.
It is located 18km. of Veliko Tarnovo and its location was of great importance, since it’s a part of the main road that connected the cities of Odesos and Serdica. The ruins are closed for visits only in winter .