Orjahovo is a port city in northwestern Bulgaria, part of Vratsa Province. It is located in a hilly country on the right bank of the Danube. It is suitable for fishing and sun-baths during the summer. Oryahovo is also a border checkpoint - there isferry line across the Danube to Romania.
The Medieval fortress "Камака" ("The Stone") is located 600 meters west of Oryahovo. It was built in IX century at Danube as part of the fortification system of the First Bulgarian Empire. Between XII-XIV century it has been renewed and important role of protective gear. It was used after the fall under Ottoman rule till the end of XV century. From the fortress now is preserved the two-storey rectangular tower from the time of the Second Bulgarian State. The remains of the medieval building and the beautiful panoramic view to Danube river attracts many visitors.
Things to See & Do
* Kamaka – Medieval fortress
* Monument to Romanian soldiers
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Lev (BGN)
Language – Bulgarian
Land Area - 50.792km2
Population – 5,600 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – +359
Port Location – The port at Orjahovo is located on the Danube river.