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All reviews old town yantra river art gallery byzantine empire beautiful park nice view across the river worth the effort take pictures amazing views nice walk brothers dynasty bridge uprising statues rule
it can be found on an island crossing the river Yandra-the brothers Asen left their mark in the regional history and this is a great way to commemorate them-the sword is huge- great place for pictures especially on a sunny day!
We had a nice view of the monument by coach while on a tour. This is a towering obelisk surrounded by horses which can be seen from many points in the area. It would have been nice to be able to walk down to see...More
After almost two hours riding on the bus, we reach Veliko Tarnovo a fascinating medieval town, above the Yantra River. The old capital of Bulgaria!
You also see the Asen Dynasty Monument (obelisk with horses) to the right.
To see more please see my wife's...More
It will take you a nice long walk down to the Asen's Monument, there is only one entrance. The monument is dedicated to the brothers Asen, Petar, Kaloyan and Ivan Asen II. It was built in 1985 to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the uprising...More
The Monument of Assen dynasty was dedicated to the 800 years anniversary of the rebellion against the Byzantine rule which ended with the liberation of Bulgarian territory at that time. The composition represents the leaders of the rebellion, the brothers Assen and Peter and their...More
At least visit twice, once in the morning just after sunrise, once in the evening before sunset, you can see two different but just as beautiful city views from here. Grab a table in the nearby Cafe in the Art Center, the cold pint of...More