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Located in a beautiful park, (that is nice to sit in and enjoy the peace), is the statue of a very prominent man, serving as prime minister of Bulgaria in the late 1800's, the slash across the face of the statue depicts our he died,...More
Stefan Stambolov was a man who could take and bear responsibility for the state in very turbulent times. Not many people could do that.
He was assassinated in 1895. The monument reminds about the great life and tragic death of Stefan Stambolov.
In the small...More
Powerful piece of artwork.
Situated in Park Crystal, it’s a monument to ‘the Bulgarian Bismarck’, an assassinated poet, Prime Minister, Regent & statesman.
His image is also found on the 20 lev note.
He was attacked close to the location of his monument with blades...More
It's an epic spot especially in summer, full of people enjoying themselves, a meeting place for most of the young people in Sofia. You can just grab a beer from the nearest non stop and go sit on a bench and chill! : )
This larger-than-life bust in the Krystal Gardens near the Presidency and commemorates the vicious axing assassination of a past premier of Bulgaria, Stefan Stambolov, who was active in the development of the modern Bulgarian State.
Stefan Stambolov was a prime minister of Bulgaria. He is one of the historical personages which influenced the country's development.
The monument is situated between the Presidency and the National Assembly. It shows the historical way Stefan Stambolov was killed - his head was cut...More
Although I cannot read Bulgarian, however I went back and looked up the history of this interesting monument online. Apparently the slice one sees in the monument's head is from where Stambolov was assassinated by literally an ax to the head. Very gruesome... but they...More