Trip Planner Europe  /  Bulgaria  /  Veliko Tarnovo Province  /  Veliko Tarnovo  /  Sightseeing  /  Asen's Monument

Asen's Monument, Veliko Tarnovo

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 130+ 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.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • The monument on the Bulgarian kings was situated near to town near Yantra River. When you crossed the bridge, you would see the nice sculpture artworks more closely. There was also an art gallery near...  read more »
  • The monument is impressive, but the road to get there is so difficult. You can see the monument from Veliko Tarnovo old city. A place to admire the old part of Veliko Tarnovo. 
  • The monument was built to honor the memory of one of the dynasties Bulgarian kings. Asen and Petar liberated Bulgaria from the Roman yoke, and they were the first kings of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom...  read more »
  • Impressive!
  • Breath-taking scenery
  • Absolutely worth seeing and very impressive site!
    show original
Nearby Attractions