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Monument to the Unknown Warrior

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Nice spot

Right outside the church of St Sofia, this eternal flame monument is guarded by a giant lion. Both... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Monument to the Unknown Soldier

The Lion monument is for the Unknown Soldier. Happened upon it on the May 1st celebration of its... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
476donc
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Kapaa, Hawaii
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The Monument to the Unknown Warrior with its eternal flame is situated between the churches Alexander Nevski Church and St. Sofia.
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  • Average48%
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“armed forces” (2 reviews)
“lion statue” (2 reviews)
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Sofia, Bulgaria
Serdica
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Right outside the church of St Sofia, this eternal flame monument is guarded by a giant lion. Both are worth seeing, but you will find it is pretty crowded with tourists taking selfies.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Lion monument is for the Unknown Soldier. Happened upon it on the May 1st celebration of its Armed Forces .

Thank 476donc
Reviewed 9 March 2017

a landmark place full of monuments of Bulgarian poets, a worth to be seen Roman cemetery, the true Roma time church- Saint Sofia and the place of worship for the Bulgarian heroes

Thank angel922
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Monument to the Unknown Soldier (Bulgarian: Паметник на Незнайния воин, Pametnik na Neznayniya voin) is a monument in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, located just next to the 6th-century Church of St Sophia, on 2 Paris Street. The monument commemorates the...More

Thank GeorgiosChou
Reviewed 2 December 2016

we saw this monument when we was in free walking Sofia tour, this monument not far from Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski.

Thank Bughuul
Reviewed 31 October 2016

As always, such monuments are very moving. This one is very understated, but more powerful for being so.

Thank Pinecone-sw
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This beautiful lion waits for you between the Cathedral and the eldest church in Sofia. Very impressive but lies almost at a ground pedestal so you can enjoy every detail of it.

Thank Oscar O
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Nice monument to the Unknown Warrior, originally for WW1. The lion sculpture nearby is the symbol of Bulgaria.

Thank OklahomaMomOf3
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Gotta catch em all~! ~ Close to Alexander Nevsky's cathedral ~ Lovely details Just grab your pokeball and go catch it!

Thank MariosNosios
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Lion statue guardian but pretty basic memorial. Broader range of honorees than usual. Basically a walk by memorial.

Thank yayinmaven
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