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Statue of Slaveikovs

pl.Slaveykov, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Located by the book market, its a pretty statue and a tourist icon. The street and area that it's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Benjamin M
Nice to see

The statue is of famous Bulgarian poets who were also father and son. Many people go there to take... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boyana T
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Sitting on a bench in Slaveikov Square are iron statues of the famous father and son poets,Pencho and Petko Slaveikov.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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pl.Slaveykov, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located by the book market, its a pretty statue and a tourist icon. The street and area that it's in is very bohemian, with street art lining the walls and good food to be found all around. Go and have a visit.

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The statue is of famous Bulgarian poets who were also father and son. Many people go there to take a picture with them. The location is very convenient - next to Slaveykov square as well as many shopping stores. Not a must have but a...More

Thank Boyana T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This statues is set on a small bench at one end of an area that serves as an open air book market. The square is also the site of the city library for Sofia. A great place for photographs. The two figures are of Bulgarian...More

Thank DavidJHopcroft
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Interesting but if you can understand the reason as you will need someone to explain the reason for the father and son to be sitting there. (mainly connected to do with literature and retain it in the area!)

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I came along here during the culture tour from 365. These two mens are father and son. Many people take pictures with them.

Thank Milou M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It always brings a smile to my face whenever I walk past these two on the bench. A very nice photo opportunity. It's easy to find; just ask anyone for the 'book-market'.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The statue honours Petko and Pencho Slaveykov, father and son and both are very famous Bulgarian writers. It gives you the option to sit next to it and is therefor a very popular spot for tourists to take pictures. Next to it is the book...More

Thank j00st78
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Was given the history about the statue and there are 4 shadows on the 4 despite only 2 figures, this is inviting you to sit down and join them

Thank bondgirl44dd
Reviewed 9 March 2017

a nice urban landmark, a place for to take photoes, a bookinist area and the Francofonian institute is there located too,

Thank angel922
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It took me a little while for me to find the place but once there, you'll notice that the statues are an after-thought as there are vendors selling all types of unique items.

Thank RutgersPrez
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