Shipka – a small village north from Kazanluk is famous for its Memorial church – a monument dedicated to the bravery of the Russian and Bulgarian defenders of the Shipka pass in the War of Liberation in 1877-1878. A magnificent, glittering building tucked into this tiny Bulgarian town.
We came here after our host in Stara Zagora strictly insisted that we must visit this place and we were happy to comply! If you consider staying In this town longer than few hours there are many mountain trails around which you can trek.
What is more, we highly recommend considering visiting nearby standing Monument to Freedom on Stoletov peak and Buzludzha monument on the way to or from Kazanluk. The monuments and the views from up the mountains are something extraordinary!
Best of luck planning your holidays in Shipka!
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