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Monument to the Unknown Warrior

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In between other interesting locations

This monument is located next to the Alexander Nevsky Church and the St. Sofia church and is close... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sofia, Bulgaria
Quick look in front of Alexander Nevski Cathedral

You can take a quick look at the monument and the large lion on your way to visit the Nevski... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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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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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“armed forces” (2 reviews)
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This monument is located next to the Alexander Nevsky Church and the St. Sofia church and is close to other interesting locations to see and visit. It serves as a remembrance to all the Bulgarian soldiers who died during the wars while defending the country....More

Thank j00st78
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can take a quick look at the monument and the large lion on your way to visit the Nevski Cathedral.

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 1 week ago

A monument in honour of the fallen in wars situated in front of Saint Sofia church. Not very large, but notable by the Lion statue nearby.

Thank yegorb306
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.

1  Thank Jarko2015
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
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