Shumen Fortress, Shumen

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  • Specifically to this fortress we did not anticipate. We were driving from Veliko Tarnovo in Varna and originally intended for lunch in Shumen (lunch). Saw the arrow pointing the way to the fortress, and decided to take a look. We should logon to take a ticket to the cashier at the parking lot. Tickets are not expensive and parking is free. The truth is, no one looks, so we recommend that all valuable to take with them. On the ruins of an old Fort can walk for a long time, but in my unenlightened opinion, they are all very similar. Specialists of ancient antiquities, will certainly be interesting to see the differences between the ruins of the 4th century and say, 11. There is no place to eat, so it recommends take water and something to eat. Look under your feet-ladder, stairs and just stones everywhere and underfoot.
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  • The views from there are great. You can even see the Monument to 1300 Years of Bulgaria. There are some signs indicating you what was what in the fortress. You can try to go back in time and imagine h...  more »
  • It's one of the places you can go when you are in Shumen. If you like nature, you can walk through the wood.  more »

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