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The Old Elm

| Beginning of the Main Promenade, Sliven 8800, Bulgaria
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The Old Elm in Sliven is the European Tree of the Year 2014. It's more than 1100 years old but still blossoming every year. It's one of the symbols of the town of Sliven.
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“The old elm”
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“it's good to see that the tree is recognized and it is protected”
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| Beginning of the Main Promenade, Sliven 8800, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old elm was nominated for tree of the year about 2 or 3 years ago so people in Sliven seem to be proud of it.

Thank Jarmena J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the tree is old, a landmark and a meeting point in Sliven. It's in the town center and I often see tourists taking pictures

Thank Mollie s s
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

You have to give it to the local people - first of all to preserve this bit of heritage and then to put it on the map as a place to see. Makes me wonder how many such trees have gone unnoticed in different parts...More

Thank BobYourUncle
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Like other visitors said it is an old tree (like 1000 years old) but a little small, however it is an icon of the city center. With the yellowish City municipality building at the background, you will get a nice picture 😊

Thank FanW
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

This elm is over 1000 years old and once was part of a great forest Magna Silva Bulgarica which streched from Black Sea to the Rhodope Mountains. Nowadays this tree is the only living representative of that majestic forest. It won the European Tree of...More

Thank Mariya K
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Very impressive, old and full of history tree. This is the best place for your meets in center on the city.

Thank Ачката К
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Old Elm is a landmark in Sliven. It is at one of the ends of the central promenade downtown, so it can't be missed. Huge tree, more than 1000 years old! It's commendable that the local people take so much care of that tree...More

Thank Nik R
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

well.. it is an old tree and not much more but part of the town history and source of pride for people of Sliven

Thank pmc1966
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

One of the symbols of my hometown Sliven and the oldest tree I know. It's more than a 1000 years old and it's still alive. Once it was at the end of the city, but now it is in the very centre of it.

Thank Bozhidar S
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