Museum Complex of Pancho Vladigerov
One of several National Revival and early-20th-century baroque houses dotted along ul Tsar Osvoboditel's cobblestone western section,...
This beer hall across from Mehana Popsheitanova Kushta is a popular nightspot with locals, going well into the wee hours.
Mehana Popsheitanova Kushta
This wood-framed traditional restaurant has big outdoor benches and big portions, too. Try the chicken shishle ‘special’ (skewered...
Tombul Mosque information
Lonely Planet review
Arguably Bulgaria’s most beautiful mosque, and definitely the largest still used, Shumen’s Tombul Mosque (1744) is also called the Sherif Halili Pasha Mosque. Its Turkish nickname, tombul (plump), refers to its 25m-high dome. The 40m-high minaret has 99 steps. Local Muslim belief says that the courtyard fountain gushes sacred water. Take the informative leaflet (English and French).