Koprivshtitsa historic townKoprivshtitsa historic town

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Koprivshtitsa (Копривщица) was one of the centres of the April Uprising against the Ottoman occupation in 1876 and is known for its authentic architecture, folk music festivals, museums.

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Landmarks
- The house of Todor Kableshkov
- the Oslekov House (1853–1856), today an ethnographical museum
- the Georgi Benkovski Memorial House (1831)
- the Lyuben Karavelov Memorial House complex (1810–1835)
- the Dimcho Debelyanov Memorial House (1830)
- the Todor Kableshkov Memorial House (1845)
- the Lyutov House (1854)
- the Nayden Gerov House
- the Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos (Sveta Bogoroditsa) (1817)
- the Church of St Nicholas (1839)
- the Memorial Ossuary of 20 April housing the bones of those who died in the April Uprising (1926)
- the bridge where the first shot of the uprising was fired in 1878, Kalachev most (1813)
- the Hadzhi Nencho Palaveev Community Centre (chitalishte) (1869)
- the Sts. Cyril and Methodius School (1837), the first class school in Bulgaria (1837)
- the Street of Handicrafts

Since 1965 the National Festival of Bulgarian Folklore has taken place approximately every five years in Koprivshtitsa, gathering musicians, artists and craftsmen from across Bulgaria. Featuring thousands of performing artists in a pastoral setting in the hills above the town, the Koprivshtitsa festival is the only significant Bulgarian music event focusing on amateur performances