Things to see and do - Shumen
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Shumen Travel guide
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At the junction of the roads leading to three former Bulgarian capitals, (Pliska, Veliki Preslav et Veliko Tarnovo), Sumen is at the centre of one of Bulgaria’s largest Muslim communities, as attested to by the Tombul mosque. A modern, charmless town, it has nevertheless managed to preserve some of its traditional houses, and is a convenient base from which to visit the former capitals and the Madara Horseman.
Tourist attractions Shumen : Things to see and do
Situated near the Ottoman market (bezisten), Tombul Mosque (1744) is considered to be the largest mosque in the Balkans. It includes a primary school, a coranic school and a library. Surmounted by a fine cupola, it features a classical architectural ..
A feeling of power emanates from this fortress perched on a hill, in the heart of the Sumensko Plato nature park. From here the view of the town is magnificent and protected. The tour also offers the opportunity of taking a pleasant stroll through th..
This large brick building on Ovobozdenie Square houses rich collections, notably from the Thracian, Roman and medieval periods. These are the result of excavations at Madara, Pliska and Veliki Preslav. Note the Thracian tomb, gold hoard and archaeolo..
Buntovnik Square BG - 9700 Shumen
Picturesquely located at the foot of a green hill overlooking the town of Shumen, the luxuriously decorated Art Hotel Nirvana features individually coloured accommodation. Surrounded by a lush garden, the Art Hotel houses a well-equipped meeting roo..
Vasil Levski Str.21 BG - 9700 Shumen
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Located on a quiet street in the centre of Shumen, the Castle Hotel offers free parking and free internet access throughout the building. It also has a restaurant with a garden terrace. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature a private bathroom an..
26A Ohrid Str. BG - 9700 Shumen
Surrounded by a small garden with a terrace, Hotel Rai offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and air conditioning, a 5-minute drive from the Shumen Fortress. It features a lobby bar and a hot tub for your relaxation. The provided rooms offer cable TV, a frid..