Monument of Bulgarian Volunteers - SOFIA, BULGARIA

Stone sculpture of seven Bulgarian voluntter soldiers

The monument of the Bulgarian Volunteer (so called “opulchentsi”) is dedicated to those who fought with the Russian Army against Ottoman Turkey in the Bulgarian Liberation War of 1877-78. It is located behind the Central Military Club in downtown Sofia, Bulgaria.

The monument was officially inaugurated  131 years after the fiercest battles at the Shipka Pass.