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Statue of Slaveikovs

pl.Slaveykov, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Good place for selfie lovers

In fact, the statue is situated on the Sleveikov square, which has long been a home for a large... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Kostyantyn_V
Photo time..!!

A nice photo-selfie statue opportunite. Is set on a small bench these two mens are father and son 2... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Georgalas L
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Athens, Greece
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Sitting on a bench in Slaveikov Square are iron statues of the famous father and son poets,Pencho and Petko Slaveikov.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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pl.Slaveykov, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

In fact, the statue is situated on the Sleveikov square, which has long been a home for a large book market, well worth visiting. While you are there, enjoy the statue and - if you are a selfie lover or just want to show-off -...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

A nice photo-selfie statue opportunite. Is set on a small bench these two mens are father and son 2 of Bulgaria's famous writers. a little sandwich shop called Dora is nearby

Thank Georgalas L
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this whilst on route to the Russian church. It is probably not worth taking a trip to but when you see it provides for a photo opportunity if nothing else. There was a flea market whilst we were there so killed two...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

In a square next to booksellers and McDonalds. Walk along Graf Ignatiev a bit, or take the tram, you have some cheap fresh food street stalls. And up the other end is Vitosh Boulevard. Or walk up Solunska and Vitosha is quicker. So its a...More

Thank witston
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

if you are part of a tour, you may get to see this. It just two statues sitting on a - nothing special at all. You may take one quick look and walk away.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Came upon this as we strolled off down one of the streets off Vitosha Boulevard. Worth having a look at.This statues is set on a small bench at one end of an area that serves as an open air book market. The square is also...More

Thank rosie1393
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Located by the book market, its a pretty statue and a tourist icon. The street and area that it's in is very bohemian, with street art lining the walls and good food to be found all around. Go and have a visit.

Thank Benjamin M
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The statue is of famous Bulgarian poets who were also father and son. Many people go there to take a picture with them. The location is very convenient - next to Slaveykov square as well as many shopping stores. Not a must have but a...More

Thank Boyana T
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This statues is set on a small bench at one end of an area that serves as an open air book market. The square is also the site of the city library for Sofia. A great place for photographs. The two figures are of Bulgarian...More

Thank DavidJHopcroft
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Interesting but if you can understand the reason as you will need someone to explain the reason for the father and son to be sitting there. (mainly connected to do with literature and retain it in the area!)

Thank Ian T
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