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Asen's Monument, Veliko Tarnovo
(4.6/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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 commemorates the 800th anniversary of the revolt against the Byzantine rulers by the brothers Peter and Assen. The monument consists of 4 horsemen: Peter, Assen and their successors, the ...  more »
  • This is worth a look, free entry and just a short walk from the town centre over the bridge. Nice view of the old town from the monument 
  • Yeah, I must admit: one of them! Any square meter of VT gives you another view. Don't miss it! Anyway, don't miss VT! 
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  • Impressive!
  • Breath-taking scenery
  • Absolutely worth seeing and very impressive site!
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