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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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The lion and fire

Here you can find the fire for warrior and lion opposite. If you will nearby Sofia Church you can easily walk and check it out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Alex T
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Here you can find the fire for warrior and lion opposite. If you will nearby Sofia Church you can easily walk and check it out.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Very good site, made in tribute to all bulgarian soldiers who died in battle. A bit on the small side, but still a nice place. Very near to the Cathedral of Saint Alexander Nevsky.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is a lovely monument, honoring the unknown soldiers of Bulgaria. There's a beautiful lion sculpture and a place to pay tribute to the soldiers. It's located just next to St. Sofia's church.

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Thank TheShis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

A simple monument to the unknown soldier - containing actual bones from unknown fallen warriors. Typically, it is represented by yet another lion.

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Amiens, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

It is in the center of the city and next to more interesting things to see in Sofia like the cathedral Alexander Nevsky and the church St. Sofia. They stand on the back of the Bulgarian parliaments. So, if you go there you will see the eternal flame which is burning since its made and no matter the weather conditions... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I'm glad that we visited Sofia, many interesting facets to the town but don't expect friendliness on the streets ... this might still be a throwback to the past and their suspicion of Westerners. When dealing with the locals on a personal basis they were fine. We were amazed at the number of beautiful parks that were extremely well maintained... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

While walking to the Cathedral we passed the monument to the Unknown Warrior,not knowing, if the statue of the lion was not there and the 6th century Church of St. Sophia we would not have taken notice due to ignorance.

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Sydney Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

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 January 28, 2016

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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