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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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  • One the most impressive monument I've seen! When your are there you are going to feel how much history is there, and small you are compared to it.  more »
  • It is 1300 steps far from the city centre. When you clime them you would see impressive sculptures that tell the history of the First Bulgarian Kingdom 681-1018. That time it was one of the most power...  more »
  • Is good to vised with friends , family , pets and is good to run there or do another sport like a yoga.  more »

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