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Monument to Hristo Botev


In the heart of Sofia, situated on “Hristo Botev” Boulevard, stands a monument featuring a bust of Hristo Botev Petkov, the Bulgarian national hero, renowned for his role as a revolutionary, poet, and publicist. Born on January 6, 1848, in the city of Kalofer, Hristo Botev devoted his life to championing the cause of freedom for his cherished homeland.

This monument serves as a significant site, inviting Bulgarians to pay homage to the legacy of this remarkable figure. It stands as a tribute to Botev’s unwavering dedication and enduring commitment to the noble ideal of freedom, making it a revered place worth visiting for all Bulgarians seeking to honor his contributions to their nation’s history.

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