The monument of the Assens (The Horseman)

The monument of the Assens (The Horseman) is dedicated to the Bulgarian kings Assen 1st, Peter, Kaloyan and Ivan Assen 2d - the sovereigns, during which reign /1185-1241/ the BulgarianMedievalState with Tarnovgrad as its capital reaches its highest political, economical and cultural point. The monument is built in honor of the 800th anniversary from the proclamation of Veliko Tarnovo as the capital of Bulgaria. It is situated on a beautiful terrace above the curb of the YantraRiver and offers a magnificent view towards the old town and its little houses perched one above the other.