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How wonderful.. how impressive we loved it !! We walked from the Tourist office, the weather was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saxmundham, United Kingdom
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Large monument and park area.

The monument is just part of the attraction at this site. There are walking trails, sculptures... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

How wonderful.. how impressive we loved it !! We walked from the Tourist office, the weather was hot! hot ! hot! and to our left on the bridge, there it was ... The most fantastic monument, I just had to go up close and wow...More

Thank bluesyray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monument is just part of the attraction at this site. There are walking trails, sculptures, scenic overlook and even a playground area. You have to climb the stairs of doom but it is worth the effort.

Thank CCanupII
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This statue represents the center of the town, from here you can see the hole picture. You can also have a drink as a terrace is on the platform.

Thank Andreea D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The monument is dedicated to the Assen dynasty. It was erected to mark the 800th anniversary of the overthrow of the Byzantine rule and the crowning of Veliko Tarnovo as the second capital of the Bulgarian state (1185-1393). It represents the four Bulgarian Tsars Assen,...More

Thank Emira T
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The monument is situated in the center of the town and can be seen from everywhere. As well, and one can see everything in around. The bridge(Stambolov) to reach the place is amazing, high in the sky, above the river. There is a very beautiful...More

Thank Lubomir S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Magnificent statue to the four important leaders of Bulgaria in the 12th and 13th Centuries. The Asen rulers made Veliko Tarnovo their capital after obtaining their independence from the Byzantine Empire. It can be viewed from above in the Old Town area, then enjoyed close...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you go to Veliko Tarnovo you should go to Asen's Monument and you'll have a great view of the city and the hills around. Close there is a terrace and you can have a coffee with a view :) .

Thank Aurelia M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice location, you have a great view of the river and town and the mountains. Close to other tourist attractions near the city.

Thank Margie C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

With a fantastic view of the entire city, river and hills surrounding Veliko, the monument is inevitably visited by everyone. In the summer there is a small coffee terrace where you can sit and relax.

Thank SilviuCostin
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Not far from the city centre - walking distance. Location - close to some other interesting tourist attractions of the city!

Thank Alexa2502
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