Welcome to the mausoleum and chapel “St. George the Victorious”!
The mausoleum and chapel “St.. George the Victorious”was built in the city of Pleven in memory of the fallen Russian and Romanian soldiers in the battles near Pleven during the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878.
On 24 April 1903, the official government representatives of Bulgaria, Romania and Russia ceremonially laid the foundation stone of the mausoleum and chapel. The collected funds from donations and government funds amounted to 350 000 gold Levs and they were used to start the construction of the monument at “Tsar Liberator” square. The monumental building, a symbol of gratitude, was built in traditional Bulgarian church style.
The mausoleum and chapel “St. George the Victorious” was opened officially and consecrated on 3 September 1907 in the presence of Prince Ferdinand I, Grand Prince Vladimir Alexandrovich – son of Emperor Alexander II, Princess Maria Pavlovna and the members of the Committee “Tsar Liberator Alexander II”.
Come and discover the mausoleum and chapel “St. George the Victorious”!
IMPACT TOUR – Simply Adventure!
Working hours in the summer (1 April- 31 Oktober)
09:00 – 18:00
Working hours in the winter (1 November- 31 March)
09:00 – 17:00
Holidays: Sunday and Monday