Tryavna (11,277 residents) is situated in the northern folds of Balkan Mountains, at an attitude 440 m above sea level. The climate is suitable for treatment of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.
The town lies halfway the Sofia-Varna road (250 km).
The railway line linking North to South Bulgaria runs through it. Daily busses and trains connect Tryavna with Sofia and Gabrovo.
The town offers good facilities for recreation and sports all year round. It is a starting point of numerous hiking routes in the mountain.
            Tryavna - the town of master wood-carvers and icon-painters still keeps the spirit of the 18th and 19th century. Unique are the architectural ensembles the central square with the Clock Tower, built in 1814, the authentic Revival houses, the clean cobbled streets, the arched stone Kivgiren Bridge, the churches and the open crafts workshops, in which today’s masters show their wonder works.
            The museum of Tryavna Icon - Painting School, the carved ceilings of Daskalov House-Museum of woodcarving, the beautiful architecture of Shkoloto (the School), Kalinchev, Slaveikov and Angel Kunchev Museum - Houses, all tell the story of the genius of Renaissance artists, who have created the unique style in wood-carving, icon-painting and architecture.
            Tryavna Art School was among the leading ones in Bulgaria. It is also the only one that has been preserved and developed till present days.

Important monuments of culture:
Popangelov House

Captain Diado Nikola Square

A town square of authentical revival arhitecture.

Popangelov House
The oldest arhitectural monument, preserved from the beginning of  XVIII century.
The Clock Tower and Old Bridge

The Clock Tower and Old Bridge
("kivgireniyat" bridge, maid by stones) The Clock Tower was built in 1814 and the clock in 1815, still functioning.
Assumption of the Virgin Church

Assumption of the Virgin Church
A national monument. It was built by Usta Dimitar Sergyov. The iconostasis was made by Kojo Vitanov - one of the most famous icon-painters from Tryavna. The original icons are treasured in The Woodcarving and icon-painting museum.
St. George Church - Tryavna

St. George Church - Tryavna
Its construction was designed and supervised by master builder Dimitar Sergyov between 1848 and 1850. The iconostasis and the icons were hand-made by masters of the Tryavna Art School.

St. Archangel Michael Church
St. Archangel Michael Church
Is an exceptionally valuable monument of culture dating back to the Middle Ages; it keeps an old cross with 12 scenes from the Bible wood-carved on it; the church iconostasis and the bishop's throne have been recognized as maKachaun Quarter sterpieces of the Tryavna school of woodcarving.

Kachaun Quarter
Part of Architectural and Historical Complex of Tryavna since 1979.

P.R.Slavveykov Street
Arhitectural and Historical Complex since 1979. Some of the most famous houses - Daskalov House, Slaveykov House, Kalinchev House - from the time of Bulgarian renaissance are located here.

St. Iliya the Prophet Church - Plachkovtsy
Built in the beginning of XX century.

St.Dimitar Church - Skortsy
Built in 1876 byUsta Gencho Kanev.

St. Dimitar Church - Neykovtsy
Built in the beginning of XX century.

St. Iliya the Prophet Church - Stanchov Han
Built in the second part of XIX century.

St. Dimitar Church - Fureftsy          
Built in the second part of XIX century. Some of the original icons are treasured in the church.

Tourist Information Centre - Tryavna
22, A. Kunchev St, P.O.Box 96, tel./ fax: +359 677/22 47