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Monument "1300 Years of Bulgaria"

Shumen, Bulgaria
+359 54 872 598
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Impressive structure....but...

Decided to visit here whilst we had the hire car. Unless you happen to be out that way then don't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Weemum53
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Bath, United Kingdom
One of the best monuments in Bulgaria

A remarkable soviet modernist monument deducated to the 1300 years and located on top of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FrenchTraveler001
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Paris, France
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“city centre” (3 reviews)
“communist era” (3 reviews)
“pleasant walk” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Shumen, Bulgaria
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+359 54 872 598
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"city centre"
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"communist era"
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"pleasant walk"
in 2 reviews
"sunrise or sunset"
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"walk around"
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"major events"
in 2 reviews
"nice view"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"statues"
in 15 reviews
"monument"
in 44 reviews
"state"
in 7 reviews
"car"
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"plateau"
in 9 reviews
"picnic"
in 6 reviews
"steps"
in 17 reviews
"hill"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to visit here whilst we had the hire car. Unless you happen to be out that way then don't bother. Yes it is an impressive structure but must have taken us all of 15/20 minutes to walk round, cost us 10 Lev for us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A remarkable soviet modernist monument deducated to the 1300 years and located on top of the highest hill around Shumen. Sculptures inside the monument are very impressive with a unique style. A place not to be missed!

Thank FrenchTraveler001
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Did not really want to visit this ,but my Daughter insisted ,Really glad she did. I have been to Shumen lots of times and always just imagined that it was just a relic of communism. How wrong can one be . Its a joy to...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Huge, Ugly and Giant! The statues look like transformers or robots. Grey and soul crushing...just like communism. A must see to understand what was running Bulgaria a mere 30 years ago! Nice drive up the mountain to see it...worthwhile while on the way to or...More

Thank Gil M
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

My wife and I visited the monument that overlooks Shuman during a 10-day holiday in Bulgaria. When we arrived in our rental car, we walked the 500meters to the base of the huge monument and decided that it was not worth buying an entry ticket,...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Impressive monument made on the hill above Shumen. Huge statues, mosaics and a good panorama of the city.

Thank Bogdan B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

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

Thank Abandoned B
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Reviewed 3 March 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

Thank gergana g
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Reviewed 30 December 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 11 December 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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