private taxi transfer from Sofia to
Transfers from Sofia to Zheravna and returns from Zheravna to Sofia.
Zheravna is a village in central eastern Bulgaria, part of Kotel municipality, Sliven Province. The village, set in a small valley at
the southern foot of the eastern Balkan Mountains, is an architectural reserve of national importance consisting of more than 200 wooden houses from the
Bulgarian National Revival period (18th and 19th century), and a quickly developing tourist destination. eravna is visited by about 20,000 tourists.
Most of the houses in Zheravna were built during the Bulgarian Revival, but their inner interior has been since renovated. The Saint Nicholas Church was
built in 1834. Today the church is adorned with a rich collection of icons, stone sculptures and church plates. The icons are dated from the second half of the 18th and the early 19th century.
Zheravna is a heritage site. Today, there are nearly 200 houses registered as monuments of culture, each of them built some 150 to 300 years ago.
During the Revival, Zheravna became a major cultural center. The village took an active part in the resistance against Ottoman rule and participated in the
April Uprising. The times of the village Revival period is preserved in the local museums: the House of Sava Filaretov; the Home of Yordan Yovkov,
the St. Nicholas Church, the Old school - now an art gallery; the House of Rusi Chorbadzhi. Close to Zheravna is the town of Kotel with its Natural History Museum;
Galatan school; Kyorpev house; Museum of the Revivial; and the village of Medven where House of Zahari Stoyanov is.
- time: 3 hours and 36 minutes
- distance: 352 km.
- price: 143 €