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Monument to the Unknown Warrior

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Address: Sofia, Bulgaria
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The Monument to the Unknown Warrior with its eternal flame is situated...

The Monument to the Unknown Warrior with its eternal flame is situated between the churches Alexander Nevski Church and St. Sofia.

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For a Tomb of the unknown soldier/warrior/airmen/sailor etc , it was pretty underwhelming , as We had no idea what it represented ? That could be put down to language nuances and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For a Tomb of the unknown soldier/warrior/airmen/sailor etc , it was pretty underwhelming , as We had no idea what it represented ? That could be put down to language nuances and if so completely understandable but I've paid my respects at many similar sites and I found the best thing is no language is required ? Just universal signage... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monument is close to other attractions such as the St. Alexander Nevski, Temple Sveta Sofia & The Holy Snod Of Bulgarian Ortodox Church

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Thank kiltmaker2
Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I've seen some monuments of the Unknow warrior and this is probably the most beautiful that i visited. It's free, outside, near a touristic area and the unstoppable flame that it goes with, gives a symbolic charisma, alongside with the lions statues. It give the power to be humble for soldiers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Lots of reviews saying it's unimpressive but your gonna be there anyway so give it a few moments of your time and a bit of respect.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I was just walking to see Cathedral Saint Alexander Nevski. So, this place wasn't very special for me.

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Thank Viktorija R
Gdansk, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Monument to the Unknown Warrior is located near Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski. There is just monument with lions - nothing special.

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Thank Sara J
Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This small, simple monument at the southwest wall of the Church of Sveta Sofia honors the thousands of Bulgarian soldiers who died during World War I. An eternal flame burns there. The memorial is set back so far from the main sidewalk that we almost missed it. The beautiful bronze statue of a huge lion that rests at the main... More 

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Thank Rumples
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

we came to this spot after the Sofia church ,our guide introduced this place & said that this is a memorial to the dead soldiers ,the lion is a symbol of the armed forces .fire is symbolic .the lion is quiet impressive & a photo Opp.

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Thank Mitamanick
Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

On the first visit you can miss this place.... In fact the monument is not something big or easy to be seen.... It is situated on the southern side of the church St.Sofia. It is infact an always burning flame !!!!! Near it you can find the statues of two lions and the national flag. So open your eyes when... More 

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Thank Deyan B
Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

i love Sofia city and downtown centerbefore i was very often there. so lovely place. peacefull and quiete .

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