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Monument "1300 Years of Bulgaria"

Shumen, Bulgaria
+359 54 872 598
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Brutalism playground for small and grown up kids

This monument is one of the most spectacular concrete creations from Bulgaria's communist era. One... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Abandoned B
The landmark of Shumen

The monument is the landmark of Shumen - a town in the North-Eastern Bulgaria. The memorial complex... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
gergana g
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Shumen, Bulgaria
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“city centre” (3 reviews)
“communist era” (3 reviews)
“pleasant walk” (2 reviews)
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Shumen, Bulgaria
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+359 54 872 598
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monument is one of the most spectacular concrete creations from Bulgaria's communist era. One can only grasp it's enormous proportions when actually present there. Strong geometric lines with some gruesome transformers-like statues and a huge lion's head on top...the location on the top of...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The monument is the landmark of Shumen - a town in the North-Eastern Bulgaria. The memorial complex is situated on the top of Shumen plateau and can be seen from a great distance as you are approaching the town either by car, bus or train....More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place, even from Soviet time still impressive. Sculptures and mosaics are fantastic. You can get idea for grateness of Bulgarian Imperia at time. Really good time.

Thank Emil M
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Outstanding architecture and art. I haven't seen anything like this anywhere else. Nice view from top of the hill where the monument is located. Go there if you should ever happen to Shumen!

Thank Holger G
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

Elegant, giant statues of old Bulgarian tsars! The monument itself and the view are worth going there. If you dare you can go up using the stairs; otherwise you can go by car along the way through the forest. Another beautiful place to see...

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

If you are up for the challenge of climbing straight up about 1km of steps to see the sunrise or sunset then this is worth the effort. The area around the monument and the steps in some places are showing the need for maintenance and...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

One the most impressive monument I've seen! When your are there you are going to feel how much history is there, and small you are compared to it.

Thank Pushevski
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

It is 1300 steps far from the city centre. When you clime them you would see impressive sculptures that tell the history of the First Bulgarian Kingdom 681-1018. That time it was one of the most powerful states - the very first official lows in...More

Thank Radomila
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Is good to vised with friends , family , pets and is good to run there or do another sport like a yoga.

Thank Georgi K
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

usually don't like that type of art, but this is sooo impressive. Between ancient gods like in Game of Thrones or knights in the Lord of the Rings and... Transformers. We hesitated to pay the (ridiculously small) fee to enter. We didn't regret. (And they...More

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