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Monument of Medieval Bulgarian Tzar Samuil

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New monument of an old king

The monument was erected just recently to pay respect to the Bulgarian king Samuil, who bravely... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
jhony07
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Sofia, Bulgaria
Impressive, especially at night

Speaking about purely artistical importance of this monument, I must admit that it's one of the... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Kostyantyn V
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17 Jun 2018
“New monument of an old king”
14 Jan 2018
“Impressive, especially at night”
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The monument was erected just recently to pay respect to the Bulgarian king Samuil, who bravely fought off the Byzantines for years before he passed away. The sculpture itself was quite controversial at the time of placement as the eyes of the statue used to...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Speaking about purely artistical importance of this monument, I must admit that it's one of the most impressive ones I saw. Try to visit the place at night, stay in front of the statue, look at Tzar's eyes and you'll understand what I mean. Must...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

in the front of "Sveti Aleksandar Nevski", just across The monument of the unknown warrior. "you can stop to get a shot. all so near the is the "holy moment

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Samuel (Samuil) was a Tsar of the First Bulgarian Empire in 10-11th centuries, known as constant struggler for Bulgarian independence from the Byzantine Empire.

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is one very touching monument. The story behind this Bulgarian ruler is fascinating and very sad at the same time. The eyes of the statue are glowing in dark. The legend is connected with the ztory of this particular ruler that saw his how...More

Thank Natalija K
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Monument of the Bulgarian Tsar Samuil (997-1014) in Sofia was opened on June 8, 2015 on the occasion of the 1000 anniversary of the death of the great Bulgarian ruler. It is located in the center of the city, in the garden front of...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2015

Monument of Medieval Bulgarian Tzar Samuil you can find this near Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski. Tzar Samuil has a sad story. His almost all soldiers, which he post to war, was blinded. When Tsar heard of this, he had a heart attack. Now, we can...More

Thank Sara J
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