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Review of Freedom Square

Freedom Square
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Ruse
Certificate of Excellence
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62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

The square is steeped in history from the monument to the surrounding buildings. I was here in day and night times. The colours of a night are serene blue. Day time is lively with the many cafés and restaurants with plenty of outside areas. Highly recommend for anyone interested in culture of Bulgaria.

Visited July 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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1,363 reviews
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“More Than a Meeting Place”
Reviewed 20 June 2014

The meaning behind Freedom Square is more important than the fountains or even the monument that has been erected to recognise the most important meaning. The whole square is a dedication to the people of Ruse and Bulgaria for the importance they place on freedom. Therefore the locals may use this as a meeting point but they feel a sense of being just by being here. Having said that the fountains and the monument are great to view.

Visited May 2014
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“There lays the heart of the city”
Reviewed 31 December 2013

In the middle of the city of Ruse is located Freedom Square. It is the historical centre of the city and because of that it's surrounded by neoclassical examples of architecture. The Square itself is spacious and green. In the middle is located the monument of liberty and right behind it is located the biggest fountain in the city. Next to it is located the fountain of Heracle and next to it is the round fountain. The whole square is formed as a garden and there are some rare floral species. Right next to the square are the Municipality, the theatre, the courthouse and the building of the first bank in Bulgaria. There are lots of cafes and restaurants in the area and if you want you can hire a rickshaw to go around the centre. From the both northern sides of the square starts the Aleksandrovska str., witch is one of the main boulevards in the city. There are located lots of shops and two discos, also lots of restaurants and one trade centre.

Visited December 2013
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310 reviews
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“Main meeting place for the locals”
Reviewed 3 October 2013

I spend few hours during my visits in Ruse in this place.
There are 3 fountains and this is the main meeting/walking place of the city.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great place to observe Ruse going about its business....”
Reviewed 16 July 2013

A large open space, home to impressive fountains and monuments, and surrounded by impressive architecture. Plenty of benches and places to rest a while, with the tranquil scenes of a summer evening sunset are our favourite. Freedom Square is only a short walk from several of the city's main pedestrian shopping precincts, and the popular "Happy Grill" restaurant is close by.

Visited October 2012
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