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Asen's Monument, Veliko Tarnovo

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Monument
Asen's Monument represents four kings of the Asen dynasty, founders and rulers of the medieval Bulgarian state. Also known as "The Riders," the sculpture features a large sword pointing toward the sky surrounded by the four kings on their horses. Visit the hilltop site to see this creation and take in the views of the surrounding valleys and the town below. To visit Asen's Monument on your holiday in Veliko Tarnovo, and find out what else Veliko Tarnovo has to offer, use our Veliko Tarnovo vacation generator.
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  • The monument is just part of the attraction at this site. There are walking trails, sculptures, scenic overlook and even a playground area. You have to climb the stairs of doom but it is worth the eff...  more »
  • This statue represents the center of the town, from here you can see the hole picture. You can also have a drink as a terrace is on the platform.  more »
  • The monument is dedicated to the Assen dynasty. It was erected to mark the 800th anniversary of the overthrow of the Byzantine rule and the crowning of Veliko Tarnovo as the second capital of the Bulg...  more »