Freedom Monument

Location: Shipka Pass, Bulgaria

Completed: 1934

Sculptor: Aleksandar Andreev

Genre: War memorial, former Eastern Bloc

The Freedom Monument honours events that took place during four consecutive battles that were part of the 1877-78 Russo-Turkish War and known collectively as the Battle of Shipka Pass. The end result was a defensive victory for the Russian/Bulgarian forces and the continued control of a key supply line through the mountains. More information about the Freedom Monument.

Freedom Monument at Shipka Pass, Bulgaria | War memorial | former Eastern Bloc

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