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Pantheon of National Revival Heroes description and photos - Bulgaria: Ruse. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Pantheon of National Revival Heroes.
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The mass grave of the Bulgarian national heroes - fighters for the country's freedom from Turkish invaders is located in the city of Ruse. The pantheon of figures of the Bulgarian National Revival was opened on 02/28/1978 on the day of the centenary of the liberation of Bulgaria from the long-term Ottoman yoke. Built on the site of the destroyed Church of All Saints.
The area of the monument is 4456 square meters. Inside there are a large number of tombstones and statues, an eternal flame burns under a dome covered with gilding.
The Pantheon contains 39 graves of the most famous ascetics of the liberation movement. Among them are Atanas Uzunov, Olimpiy Panov, Toma Kirdiev, Lyuben Karavelov, Zakhary Stoyanov, Angel Kynchev, Stefan Karadzha, Nikola Obretenov. Here is the grave of Tonka Obretenova, which acquired mythological features long ago and is the symbolic mother of Bulgarian freedom. 453 names of revolutionaries and militias are carved on the walls. In addition, the remains of the first teachers of Ruse, who were engaged in educational and scientific activities in the 18-19 centuries, are buried here, among them Tsanya Ginchev, Daskal Dragni, Daskal Tony, Neil Izvorov, Dragan Tsankov.
Under the Pantheon in 2000 a chapel was erected. There is also a museum exposition presenting documentary monuments of that time. Those interested can buy souvenirs and information materials.
The Pantheon of Heroes of the National Renaissance is a part of the cultural and historical memory of the city and is included in the list of one hundred national Bulgarian tourist sites. Located on Renaissance Square.
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