Shipka Pass


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Shipka Pass

(ˈʃɪpkə)
n
(Placename) a pass over the Balkan Mountains in central Bulgaria: scene of a bloody Turkish defeat in the Russo-Turkish War (1877–78). Height: 1334 m (4376 ft)
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There's a reference to the Battle of Shipka Pass which began in 1877 and also involved the Ottomans with a victory for the Russian Empire and Bulgarian Volunteers.
The Municipality of Gabrovo provides free transport to the top, and the Ministry of Interior redirects transit passengers from the Shipka Pass to the Pass of the Republic.
all meals, and Express (Istanbul-(Warsaw-The next day brought us to Bulgaria's medieval capital of Veliko Tarnovo, before we travelled over Shipka Pass into Kazanlak and the Valley of the Roses.
After the Dracula experience in Sighisoara we travelled to Bulgaria's medieval capital of Veliko Tarnovo, before going on over the Shipka Pass and into Kazanlak and the Valley of the Roses, where rose oil is produced for export throughout the world.
49), though Hammond makes an interesting case for the Shipka Pass (GRBS 28 [1987], 341, n.23); and p.
Shipka pass and the Pass of the Republic are passable in winter conditions.
The next day brought us to Bulgaria''s medieval capital of Veliko Tarnovo, before we travelled on over the Shipka Pass and into Kazanlak and the Valley of the Roses, where rose oil is produced for export throughout the world.
The Shipka Pass was the scene of a battle between the Russians and the Turks in 1877, and is now the location of the six-storey Freedom Monument which features displays on the battles and amazing views of the Valley of Roses below.