The castle of Asen
c. Àsenovgrad. Municipality Àsenovgrad. State Plovdiv.
The medieval castle of Asen is located 3 km to the south of the city of Asenovgrad and is situated on a rocky peak above the left bank of Asenitsa river. The earliest archeological finds are dating from V-IV century BC, when the Thracians has built a rampart here, as they has seen the inaccessability of the terrain. The region of the castle has been inhabited also in the Roman age and in the Middle of the Byzantian age.