The Shipka Memorial

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The Shipka Memorial is on Shipka /Stoletov/ Peak near the pass. It is a memorial to those who died for the Liberation of Bulgaria during the Battles of Shipka Pass in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78. It was opened with a ceremony in 1934 and designed by architect Atanas Donkov and sculptor Aleksandar Andreev. Over the tower stands a huge bronze lion length 8 m and 4 m, while the other sides of the tower locations are shown the major battles - Shipka, Stara Zagora, Sheinovo.

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Nadia Kushnir on April 26, 2012


aticank Nikolay Kole… on April 26, 2012

Спасибо, Надя!

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aticank Nikolay Kolev
Варна, България

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