Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial, Plovdiv

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Address: Bunardzhika Park, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Phone: +359-32624851

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About Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial, Plovdiv

The Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial was erected by the initiative of residents of the city of Plovdiv, in the year 1954-57. The memorial pays tribute to the Soviet casualties during the liberation of Bulgaria from the Government and their Nazi allies. An 11-meter tall concrete statue of a Soviet soldier is installed here, which tops a 6-meter granite pedestal. This Alyosha was about to be demolished 3 times, but the Bulgarians defended the monument forming a human shield. The site has a cosmic vibe to it and offers a spectacular view of the Plovdiv city. Highlights and must sees include:

  • Statue of the Russian soldier.
  • Mesmerizing View from the top.

Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial Information

  • It is a long walk up to the memorial, people having walking problems should avoid visiting.

How To reach Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial by Public Transport

  • Walk to the top of the hill.

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