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Shipka Monument

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Stoletov Peak, Shipka 6150, Bulgaria
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

The monument was erected in order to perpetuate the feats of the fallen for the freedom of Bulgaria in the place defended during the Shipka battle, around which the decisive for the Russo-Turkish war and the Liberation of Bulgaria fought in the summer of 1877....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kamiiiiii
Reviewed December 28, 2018

Wonderful view of the tower in all directions. Every year I visit the Shipka Pass at official and solemn feasts. Anyone who has not gone can visit it and learn about history many years ago. You can take pictures to keep you in the memory...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Really interesting monument, very close to the main road, so no excuses, its definitely worth visiting, and don't forget to go to Бузулуджа when taking this pass.!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Holiday-Jedi
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I am a buff for those huge monuments, so I was so looking forward to the last 2 days of our trip to do the Shipka, Buzludzha and Beklemeto arch. But the weather strongly disagreed. The fog was so thick you could have cut it....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Many stairs to climb up, and totally worth it. The view is unbelievable. The place has an interesting history and was crucial to the fate of Bulgaria. There is an interesting and informative museum inside. The best part is the rooftop - you can see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dan C
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We were driving through the Shipka Pass and decided to visit the monument. You can drive almost all the way to the monument but we decided to park at the little store at the base and walk up the steps (don't remember how many of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Although is commemorates a brutal time in Bulgaria's history, the monument is quite beautiful. Worth the visits and the climg up the steps.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn3847
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely views, and a pretty cool monument. Road up to it is fine, and no stress. Good view of the Buzludzha monument too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 572gemmal
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We went as a group with lots of kids under the age of ten, expecting to spend an hour and ended up for the entire afternoon. We were lucky to do the tour with a fantastic guide (paying only a notional amount!) - she was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pantelejka
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is that typical place you cannot go without a car. As far as I know there are no tourist companies taking tourists up there – which is amazing! No crowds, no queues – there were only a few visitors. We did a road trip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Izzy W
May 31, 2017|
Response from ofermeiri | Reviewed this property |
dont worry.the road is a little winding so you have to drive carefully especially down the hill. but nothing dangerous.
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Kiril K | Reviewed this property |
If you are flying in from abroad, the best way to reach Shipka peak and the memorial complex is either by car (take the Balkan route, exiting Sofia to the east, via Pirdop, Karlovo, Kazanluk, then left turn up towards Shipka... More