Asen's Monument, Veliko Tarnovo

Asen's Monument represents four kings of the Asen dynasty, founders and rulers of the medieval Bulgarian state. Also known as "The Riders," the sculpture features a large sword pointing toward the sky surrounded by the four kings on their horses. Visit the hilltop site to see this creation and take in the views of the surrounding valleys and the town below. Work out when and for how long to visit Asen's Monument and other Veliko Tarnovo attractions using our handy Veliko Tarnovo trip tool.
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  • The monument is at the time of the visit in a poor state of conservation: the access dirty and not well paved and the waters around polluted. The monument is better appreciated from the famous view...  more »
  • The Monument is like the typical communist Monument, simply wanting to display grandeur. But you get perfect views over the city! I bet in the summertime it is even better as you could sit on some...  more »
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  • ♿️⚠️No ramp found, roughly 15 steps steps up to the platform however. Once you are up there the ground is quite flat. The walk over is quite nice in either daylight or at night, ⌚️it'll take you roughly 15-25 minutes from the town centre depending on your speed. Walking over the bridge introduces you to the whole city, climbing up the steps and standing in front of the monument is amazing! It's quite an impressive and powerful monument! 🥤🚾The building behind the monument seems refreshments and have ammenaties as well if you need
  • Awesome monument with big history. Also visit the museum to see some awesome paintings. Nice viewpoint to take photos to the old city

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