v. Bojentsi. Municipality Gabrovo. State Gabrovo.
The village of Bozhentsi was proclaimed an architectural and historic reserve in 1964. It is situated 16 km East of Gabrovo.
The village is 600 years old and an old legend says that it was founded by a noblewoman Bozhana, who settled here with her nine sons after The Turks conquered the capital Tarnovo in 1393.
Today its 100 houses which are 100 to 200 years old, cobblestone streets and stone walls create an authentic 19th century atmosphere.
In Bozhentsy you can see:
House/Museum “Baba Raina” from the late 18th century
House/Museum “Doncho Popov” built in 1824
Mengema – wax purification workshop with authentic mechanism
Architectural and Historic Reserve Bozhentsy provides six guesthouses which are from 18th and 19th century, with typical wooden verandahs, fireplaces, barbeque, yards.