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Monument to the 841 soldiers fallen

Паметник на загиналите воиниTo the west of Etropolska Baba peak, in the Hadjiytsa locality, a monument is erected to commemorate the fallen Russian and Bulgarian soldiers who participated in the Russo-Turkish War. A plaque was also installed.

Here on December 28-29, 1877 the troops, led by Gen. Victor Dandevil, attempted to cross the Balkan ridge from Etropole to Bunovo. A severe snowstorm burst upon them and 841 soldiers and 18 officers died freezing.

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