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Shumen Fortress

Varna – Shumen (Regional History Museum (RHM) of Shumen, monument “Founders of the Bulgarian State”, Tombul Mosque, Historical and Archaeological Reserve (HAR) Shumen Fortress, Natural Park Shumen Plateau) - Varna

The route can be completed within 1 day. It is intended for an automobile or a bus. The starting point is the city of Varna or the resorts: St. Konstantin and St. Elena, Slanchev Den (Sunny Day), Zlatni Pyasatsi (Golden Sands), Albena or Balchik.


City of Varna

The city of Varna is situated in the North-Eastern part of Bulgaria, on the Black Sea shore. Varna is the third largest city in Bulgaria and the largest one on the Black Sea sho...

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Regional History Museum - Shumen

The history museum in Shumen was set up in 1857 when Sava Dobroplodni (1820 – 1894), a teacher from the Bulgarian Revival Period, organised the first expedition to the rem...

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Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument

The Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument is located 6 km away from Shumen, at 450 m above mean sea level. It stands on Ilchov bair Hill on the territory of Shumen Plateau Na...

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Sherif Halil Pasha Mosque, Shumen

Sherif Halil Pasha Mosque, also known as Tombul Mosque is located in the town of Shumen. It was built in 1744. The design of the temple was influenced by the tulip oriental arch...

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Shumen Fortress Historical-Archaeological Preserve – Shumen

Shumen Fortress is one of the most famous landmarks in Bulgaria and the Shumen region. The remains of the fortress are 3 kilometres away from the centre of modern-day Shumen. Th...

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Shumen Plateau Nature Park

Shumen Plateau Nature Park is located in the eastern part of the Danubian Plain, near the town of Shumen. It lies on the territory of Shumen Plateau and takes up an area of 3&nb...

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