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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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All reviews art gallery old town yantra river nice cafe beautiful park byzantine empire pedestrian bridge great view tourist attractions impressive structure hotel gurko nice location tourist office from afar different places take pictures entire city
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Asen dynasty is the one from 12 cent during whose rule Tarnovo experienced its greatest prosperity as a cultural and economic capital. No wonder they have such a great monument. You can see it across the river from many view points in town, but...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view from this place is awesome! You can take cool pictures and then a nice walk near the gallery to the saint forest park. Definitely needs a visit if you are in Veliko Tarnovo!

Thank Petko S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

You can't miss this monument from anywhere that overlooks the water in the main part of Veliko Tărnovo. I highly recommend walking across the bridge and going and taking s closer inspection of it. Yiu don't realise the size u til you are under it....More

Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed 21 August 2018

If history is not necessarily your thing, you still have the incredible nice views to take pictures of.

Thank CultureFusion
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This colossal monument was built for the 800th anniversary of the Asen and Petar's uprising and the restoration of the Bulgarian state after two centuries under Byzantium rule. The four horseman are Asen, Petar (brothers and founders of the Asen dynasty), their little brother Kaloyan...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

You can see the monument from many vantage points but it's not so easy to find how you get to it. Definitely worth seeing. It is beside the Art Gallery where you can have a drink or a coffee outside.

Thank LadyCrawford3
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

It is an impressive monument with a great view around. It could be very well seen from many terraces of Veliko.

Thank Bogdan S
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The monument is impressive up close and you get a nice view of the surrounding city. What I really liked were the nice surroundings. There is a park behind the monument that you can climb up to. It's very well maintained and there is a...More

Thank James J
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

It's just a tall statue and not worth the trip at all to see it. I'm not saying stay away, I'm just saying it was not worth my time at all. Other people might be fascinated by tall statues, but its gonna take more to...More

Thank Stian Buck R
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Well worth a closer view, this is an impressive statue and has a lot of fine detail. Take the time to have a look it really is a fine example.

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26 October 2017|
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Response from bluesyray | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I’ve never used public transport in Bulgaria .. we went to Vt. by car. In my opinion bus would be better. Regards