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Monument "1300 Years of Bulgaria", Shumen
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The Monument to 1300 Years of Bulgaria, also known as the Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument, is a large monument built on a plateau above the city of Shumen, Bulgaria. It was built in 1981 to commemorate the 1300th anniversary of the First Bulgarian Empire.The monument is built in concrete in a Cubist style, and designed by Bulgarian sculptors Krum Damyanov and Ivan Slavov. It is reached by a processional concrete stairway from Shumen, or by road. It stands at a height of 450 m above sea level and can be seen from 30 km away.
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  • First thing i suggest everyone would be not to climb all the stairs up in day time in summer because there is 1300 stairs and it is really hot in day time. When I reached to the monument I didn't have...  more »
  • Its awesome for sport, I climb the stairs every morning. The nature is amazing! Shumen is the perfect place to get in shape. 
  • Whenever we visit Shoumen city we always visit the monument. It was built in 1981 to commemorate the 1300th anniversary of the First Bulgarian Empire. there 1300 steps to react the plato.