Madara Rider

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Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Monument
Ranked #1 in Shumen things to do
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-, 1 Blvd. Madara, 9700 Shumen Municipality, Bulgaria
054 857326
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The Madara Rider is a massive stone carving depicting a knight on horseback defeating a lion. It sits high on a 100 m cliff, perched over the original sacred grounds of the First Bulgarian Empire ... Read more
(pre-Christianity). Inscriptions on the cliff describe events that occurred between AD 705 and 801. UNESCO designated the carving a World Heritage Site for its uniqueness and historical relevance to a lost culture.

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