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The monument of the Assens

Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo & the Balkan range

During the reign of the Bulgarian Kings Assen the 1st, Peter, Kaloyan and IAssen the 2nd, from 1185 to 1241, the BulgarianMedievalState, with Tarnevgrad as its capital, reached its highest political, economic and cultural peak. The monument of the Assens, is dedicated to these leaders.And was built in honor of the 800th anniversary from the proclamation of Tarnovo as the capital of Bulgaria. It is the most prominent monument in the city, and near it the StambolovBridge and State Art Gallery are located.

The monument of the Assens is situated on a beautiful terrace above the curb of the Yantra River and offers a magnificent view of the old town with its unique architecture and lay-out of the town.

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