We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Book In Advance
18
All photos (18)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average47%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Hero”
3 Mar 2018
“Interesting in itself”
About
This monument stands where Vasil Levski, the "Apostle of Freedom," was hanged by the Turks in 1873.
Contact
Just North of Aleksander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia, Bulgaria
Website
Ways to Experience Vasil Levski Monument
from US$116.80
More Info
Reviews (43)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveller rating
5
7
6
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
5
7
6
2
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

He is a local Hero popular with the Bulgarians. You will see it on your tour of the city. He was hanged here.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We walked past it daily as we went to and from our little rented apartment. The monument is smart and easily accessible for a closer inspection due to the most admirable manners of Bulgarian drivers who give pedestrians priority when they cross the roads. There...More

Thank diellasulaiman
Reviewed 3 March 2018

There are definitely more visually impressive monuments if Sofia, but this one has several interesting facts behind. First of all, it's dedicated to one of the most prominent figures in Bulgarian history. Secondly, its construction took 17 long years because of negligence. Thirdly, its shape...More

Thank Kostyantyn V
Reviewed 12 August 2017

13 meter high monument is standing on the place where Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski was executed by hanging. A historical site.

1  Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It is a place of worship for each Bularian, as it comemorates the National Bulgarian 19th century Hero Vasil Levski, if you visit the nearby Botanical garden or Quadrat 500 - national fine arts gallery you could have a drop to that monument too

1  Thank angel922
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The location is perfect, it is laying on a place next to technical university of sofia. But the monument is nothing extreme, just an average pole.

Thank Αριστείδης Π
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This monument marks the place where Levski died. Do not expect any grand statues or anything of the sort since it wouldn't be really appropriate for the place. On this spot Levski was executed by the Ottomans in 1873. It was not selected because it's...More

Thank Jivko K
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

For one such national hero, as is Vasil Levski to Bulgarians, I really expected more. Monument has nice location, but everything else is rather average. Not fit to a man who is so beloved by many and seen as a true national hero.

Thank aleksandar1s
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Vasil Levski (18 July 1837–19 February 1873) is most reputable and loved national hero of Bulgaria. He is a great Bulgarian revolutionary executed (hung) by the Turks in 1973, in the outskirts (nowadays this is central zone) of Sofia, where now is located the Vasil...More

Thank VladSofia_Bulgaria
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This monument is located on the south east of the city center. It is walking distance to other attractions such as the Monument of Tsar II and the Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church.

Thank kiltmaker2
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 135 nearby hotels
Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel
295 reviews
.22 miles away
City Hotel
383 reviews
.23 miles away
InterContinental Sofia
75 reviews
.25 miles away
Sense Hotel Sofia
882 reviews
.25 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,331 nearby restaurants
Vino & Tapas
202 reviews
.20 miles away
Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant
594 reviews
.19 miles away
Mediterraneo
135 reviews
.11 miles away
Piccola Italia
54 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 567 nearby attractions
Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski
5,412 reviews
.11 miles away
Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski
195 reviews
.21 miles away
National Gallery Square 500
94 reviews
.07 miles away
Statue of Tsar Alexander II
243 reviews
.24 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Vasil Levski Monument staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines