Things to see and do - Pleven
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Pleven Travel guide
Pleven : Michelin's recommendations
Site of a long and bloody battle that was decisive for Bulgarian liberation, the town has numerous monuments commemorating this key chapter, but certainly does not live in the past. Its fresh and animated centre is a pleasant place to stroll, with several museums worth a visit including the Museum of History, and the Svetlin Rusev Art Gallery located in the former Turkish baths.
Tourist attractions Pleven : Things to see and do
BG - 5800 Pleven
The collections of the History Museum recall the history of Pleven, from Antiquity until today. The extremely rich Prehistory-and-Antiquity section includes the superb Thracian treasure of Valcitran, consisting of gold receptacles (8C BC). The mediev..
Pl. Saint-Nicolas BG - 5800 Pleven
St-Nicholas's Church, built in 1834, probably on the foundations of a late 13C edifice, is half buried (here as elsewhere, this was meant to show that Christianity was inferior to Islam). The interior houses an elaborately carved iconostasis and a fi..
Pl. Svoboda BG - 5800 Pleven
This gallery houses a remarkable collection of Bulgarian art assembled by artist Svetlin Rusev, born in Pleven in 1933. Great names of Bulgarian painting are gathered here: Canko Lavrenov (1896-1978), Benco Obreškov (1889-1970), David Perec (1906-198..
7 Kailashka str. BG - Pleven 5800
The Art Hotel Galeria is located in a green residential area south of the centre of Pleven, 100 metres from Hristo Botev Boulevard. It offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen cable TV, free private parking and a restaurant. During the winter m..
ul. Stoian Zaimov 2A BG - Pleven 5800
The Hotel City Pleven is located right in the centre of Pleven, 200 metres from the Historical Museum. It offers stylish, air-conditioned rooms, an elegant restaurant, free internet access via TV and free private parking. Each room has a private bat..
2, Tzar Boris III Str. BG - 5800 Pleven
Hotel Rostov is situated in the centre of Pleven. It offers nicely equipped rooms with panoramic views and free WiFi. The rooms at the Rostov are all air-conditioned, a TV with cable channels and a seating area. The bathroom comes with a shower and ..