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Pleven Epopee 1877

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Address: 1 Macedonia Sq., Pleven 1000, Bulgaria
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40 10 565
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To understand Bulgaria history

Visiting the museum you can explore the more recent history of Bulgaria starting from the battle for freedom and you will understand why Bulgaria is so strictly linked to Russia.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
stoppanil
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Saronno, Italy
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Saronno, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the museum you can explore the more recent history of Bulgaria starting from the battle for freedom and you will understand why Bulgaria is so strictly linked to Russia.

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Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Panorama "Pleven Epic" is a unique museum with paintings depicting the fierce fighting that led to the release of Pleven from the Turks. The museum is located on the outskirts of the city Sobelev Park (named after the Russian General Skobelev involved in the fighting).

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is not so big, if you will go, you will have a big surprise and is better to discover yourself. Enjoy it!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The exhibits were small, but seemed very interesting. Unfortunately when I went the only information in English was on single A4 sheet that I was given upon arrival. I was allocated a "guide" but she didn't say a word, just followed me around and pointed at stuff. It's a shame because I would have liked to have known more. Surrounding... More 

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Sofia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is one pf the biggest in Europe museum of this type. Very impressive and realistic. The moment that is performed is crutual in Liberation war of Bulgaria. Visit with respect and understanding!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This monument is full with historical meaning! It can attract everyone who likes war scenes and historical facts about the Russian-Turkish war!

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Thank Валентин Г
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of the best monuments around Europe. Offers great knowledge about the history of Bulgaria under the Ottoman yolk and how they managed to free themselves after nearly 5 centuries of slavery. Amazing drawings and artefacts inside the building. The Skobelev park in the vicinity of the Panorama (Epopee) is also worth visiting.

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Thank Alexander D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

If you visit Pleven and not the Pleven Epopee, it is like to visit Rome and not to see the Coliseum. There are huge paintings recreating scenes from the battle for Pleven during the Russo-Turkish war 1877-78. There is also an exhibition recreating the battle itself. It is located on the last 3rd floor of the complex. It is a... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

For a time this building was holding the biggest panorama painting in the world. It is still quite impressive, given it was created using technology from the 1970s - sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between painted and real objects. There are three floors - the first one offers a look at several historic paintings in a frame, the second... More 

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Varna Province, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Pleven Epopee's building has a symbolic meaning - the three sieges of Pleven and alongside there is a beatiful park and in the summer volunteers make a reconstruction of the battles between Otoman empire and Russian troops and Bulgarian military volunteers (опълченци). Inside the panorama the diorama gives the feeling that you are part of the events.

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