Panorama of Pleven – a unique historical experience

Hi everyone! Today I want to share a recent experience I had during a trip with friends. We planned to spent last weekend (St. Valentine’s) together and to travel to the old capital of Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo. Don’t get me wrong, it was awesome there, but what I want to talk about is the city of Pleven. We made a pit stop on our way and visited the Pleven Panorama!


Pleven is the seventh most populous city in Bulgaria. It is in the northern part of the country and is the administrative centre of both Pleven municipality and province. A lot can be said about Pleven (and you can read it in Wikipedia:, however what’s worth mentioning from my point of view is that the earliest human traces found there date bach to the Neolithic, 5th millennium BC, and that in 1877 the city (then mostly known as Plevna out of Bulgaria) was a major battle scene during the Russo-Turkish war. According to the ‘Struggle for Mastery’ by Taylor states that: Continue reading...