Asen's Monument, Veliko Tarnovo

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. Work out when and for how long to visit Asen's Monument and other Veliko Tarnovo attractions using our handy Veliko Tarnovo trip tool .
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  • Built at the end of the Communist era to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Uprising of Asen and Petar that led to the liberation of Bulgaria from the Byzanthine Empire and dedicated to the four...  more »
  • Each country has its worthy of knowing and respecting history, Bulgaria has a lot of monuments that we have almost forgotten or even some people who do not know or know these sites.. .for this I recommend that you go and know Veliko Turnovo and its monuments! It is an unforgettable experience in the life of each one! I recommend 1000%
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  • The Asen family represents historical leaders that established the Second Bulgarian Empire and ruled the Emprire between 1187 and 1256. Members of the family led the rebellion against the Byzantine Em...  more »
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