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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The Shipka Pass is closed and no cars will be allowed through its entrances from Gabrovo and Stara Zagora.
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.
The defense of the Shipka Pass is one of the most heroic and decisive battles during the Russo-Turkish War of Liberation in 1877-1878.
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.
A total of EUR 800 M will be allocated to the construction of sections of Bulgariaas Struma and Hemus motorways and a tunnel under the Shipka Pass in central Bulgaria,A a further EUR 800 M will be used to improve railway infrastructure and EUR 400 M will go to building sections of the underground railway system in Sofia, Borisov said.
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.
Bulgaria will also rely on the expertise of Austrian construction companies in the implementation of planned complex road and railway infrastructure projects such as a tunnel under the Shipka Pass, the Bulgarian President said.