Tsareva livada is a village in the municipality Dryanovo, Gabrovo region.
It is located 5 km south of Dryanovo, 17 km northeast of Gabrovo, 8 km north of Tryavna and about 220 km east of Sofia.
The village is situated at the foot of the Balkan Mountain, on the riverside of Dryanovska, at an altitude of 405 m climate is characterized by mild winters and cool summers.
The population is about 770 people. There are regular rail to Dryanovo and nationwide.
Tsareva livada has electricity and water supply. It has a town hall, kindergarten, shops and restaurants. There are several guesthouses as well. Nearest schools and hospitals are in Dryanovo.
At the time of Tsar Ivan Asen II the village was located his summer palace. Beside him were in meadows where horses grazed the king. Since there is derived the name of the village - Tsareva meadow.
Landmarks and tourism
Near the village is Strinava historical site where remains of walls and foundations of buildings. Is located near the birthplace of kings Asen and Peter, where later had stood their summer residence.
Near Tsareva livada tourists can also visit:
Ethnographic Complex "Old Town" in Tryavna. It was declared an architectural reserve with authentic houses kaldaramovi streets, small shops and workshops.
Only 10 km from the village is Dryanovo Monastery "St. Archangel Michael" the cave "Bacho Kiro". Dryanovo Monastery, founded in the 12th century was the center of the Bulgarian spiritual culture. Bacho Kiro cave is located west of the monastery, only 5 minutes walk. Formed by the waters of the river and Dryanovska maze with a total length of approximately 2,400 galleries m Here goes dryanovo green path.