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Pantheon of National Revival Heroes

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They apparently had to knock down a church to build this. It is certainly quite interesting, but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mattias S
Oslo, Norway
Honoring national heroes of Bulgaria

The Pantheon holds the remains of revolutionaries who gave their lives during the war of... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Gabriel H
Bellaire, Texas
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Vazrozhdenski Square, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They apparently had to knock down a church to build this. It is certainly quite interesting, but the visit will be quick. Luckily the entrance fee is quite cheap.

Thank Mattias S
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The Pantheon holds the remains of revolutionaries who gave their lives during the war of independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1877-78. Over 450 revolutionaries are said to be resting here, in a Pantheon completed in 1978, for the 100th anniversary of the revolution. Adjacent...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

United in honoring the heroes of the independence struggle against the Turks. The bones of quite a few of the fighters are in the ossuary and not all lived long enough to experience freedom after 1878. The monument is not only important for Bulgaria, but...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This Pantheon has an interesting story which speaks a lot about the generation that built it. It's not an extraordinary attraction by itself, but it's worth it

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Pantheon of National Revival Heroes is an interesting place, however badly maintained. The Bulgarian government should definitely spend more for the maintenance of such a historical monument.

Thank Lagarder7
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This monument no longer looks like the tourist brochures and photos. Surrounding Landscape is dead. Gold dome is faded and tiles gone. Graffiti and tagging has covered the monument. Tiles falling off everywhere. Why has it turned to this? We don't understand. Very sad.

Thank THEBSTravelers
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The history of the place is interesting but the Pantheon itself in nothing that special. It doesn't hurt paying a visit, so I arrived there at 08'55, being short on time, as I had only 4 hours total to see the town and Ivanovo rock...More

1  Thank balqannita
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We visited the monument with all the history inside and heard the story of its construction back in the years. Not spectacular and good stopover for a quick hour visit.

Thank Ogy_Kovachev
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The man who was the attendant was very helpful, and the English language brochure was very good. This is a moving tribute to the pioneers of free Bulgaria and very understated. The mosaics. Side. The central dome are really beautiful.

Thank AustralianToronto
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I study in Ruse University and it's very close to my uni ,, and also close to the city center. this place is located in the park where people walk a lot :) It's very nice but not so many people go inside i don't...More

Thank Vijittra C
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