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Statue of Slaveikovs

pl.Slaveykov, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Great monument and great book shop

This book market is really nice and you can find the best books in many languages. Great place in... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
sarahgoldstain
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Jerusalem, New Zealand
Selfie magnet

There was actually people waiting to get selfies with these two famous poets, famous for being... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
JnVSydney
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Sydney
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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 good41%
  • Average27%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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pl.Slaveykov, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This book market is really nice and you can find the best books in many languages. Great place in city center

Thank sarahgoldstain
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

There was actually people waiting to get selfies with these two famous poets, famous for being poets or being statues, either way, we waited our turn. The digital has immortalised these guys.

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

In fact, the statue is situated on the Sleveikov square, which has long been a home for a large book market, well worth visiting. While you are there, enjoy the statue and - if you are a selfie lover or just want to show-off -...More

Thank Kostyantyn_V
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

A nice photo-selfie statue opportunite. Is set on a small bench these two mens are father and son 2 of Bulgaria's famous writers. a little sandwich shop called Dora is nearby

Thank Georgalas L
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this whilst on route to the Russian church. It is probably not worth taking a trip to but when you see it provides for a photo opportunity if nothing else. There was a flea market whilst we were there so killed two...More

Thank northants90
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

In a square next to booksellers and McDonalds. Walk along Graf Ignatiev a bit, or take the tram, you have some cheap fresh food street stalls. And up the other end is Vitosh Boulevard. Or walk up Solunska and Vitosha is quicker. So its a...More

Thank witston
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

if you are part of a tour, you may get to see this. It just two statues sitting on a - nothing special at all. You may take one quick look and walk away.

Thank 427BeatleBob
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Came upon this as we strolled off down one of the streets off Vitosha Boulevard. Worth having a look at.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...More

Thank rosie1393
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

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
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 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
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