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Statue of Tsar Alexander II

In front of Parliament, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

A very proud bronze statue of Alexander II (Russian Emperor) riding a horse, who expelled the Ottomans from Bulgaria in the late 1800’s.

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

It is still an interesting piece of art, depicting many prominent Bulgarians in addition to the main theme - the liberation of Bulgaria from Ottoman rule. It can not be missed, but whether you will want to know more about it depends solely on you...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

What can I say? It's weird to rate a statue. But as far as statues go, it's big, visible, respected and covered the usual amount of pigeon droppings.

Thank Bruce F
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Nice statute with impeccable detail on all sides. Impressive location opposite the parliament building. Worth a drop off.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

If you walk the main Sofia street in front of all main buildings you will hit it.If you hit it you will see it for sure.It is interesting for Bulgarian people but you will not miss anything as a tourist if you skip it.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The statue of Tsar Alexander II is opposite the parliament building with Cathedral Alex Nevski just in the background. This square and the Cathedral and St Nicholas Russia Church, continue on down Tsar Osvoboditel Boulevard to get to the Church, compromises many of the major...More

Thank Mick R
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

It is surprising that with all that has happened in Bulgaria, they have chosen to keep this statue in a place of honor.

Thank James G
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Another of the great statues in this city. Surrounded by plenty of bars and restaurants. The detail is amazing.

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

as part of anyt walking tour, you will stop and see this- nothing spectacular but it is better than nothing.

Thank 427BeatleBob
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is a very impressive statue to Tsar Alexander II which is a landmark in the centre of the city of Sofia. Such a beautiful city.

Thank kathryndob
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