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The Church of St Petka of the Saddlers

The Church of St Petka of the Saddlers

9, Tzar Kaloyan Str. The Church of St Petka of the Saddlers (Bulgarian: Църква „Света Петка Самарджийска“) is a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is a small one-naved building partially dug into the ground located in the very centre of both the modern and the antique city, in the […]

Fortress Ulpia Serdica

Fortress Ulpia Serdica

The fortress Serdica is an archeological site which is located in the centre of Sofia city. . Originally Serdica was founded as a Thracian settlement, but in 27 BC was conquered by the Romans. By the regime of Marcus Ulpius Trajan (98-117) the settlement was granted a status of the town under the name Ulpia […]

The Church of St George

The Church of St George

The Church of St George (Bulgarian: Ротонда „Свети Георги“ Rotonda “Sveti Georgi”) is an Early Christian red brick rotunda that is considered the oldest building in Sofia,when Sofia was a residence to the emperors Galerius and Konstantin The Great . It is situated behind the Sheraton Hotel, amid remains of the ancient town of Serdica. […]

Cathedral of St Alexander Nevsky

Cathedral of St Alexander Nevsky

The Church of St Alexander Nevsky is maybe the most popular symbol of the Bulgarian capital city of Sofia and Bulgaria as a whole. It is located in the heart of the city and is the cathedral of the Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch. Its high gilt domes are seen from many spots around the city and […]

The Russian Church of St Nikolay

The Russian Church of St Nikolay

3 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd The Church of St Nikolay in Sofia, mostly know as the Russian Church, is one of the most elegant and beautiful Christian temples in Bulgaria. It lines up between the most interesting sights of Sofia, included in the list of the most important national architectural monuments. It is built in the […]

The National Archaeological Museum

The National Archaeological Museum

2, Saborna Str. The National Archaeological Museum (Bulgarian: Национален археологически музей, Natsionalen arheologicheski muzey) is an archaeological museum in the centre of Sofia. . It occupies the building of the largest and oldest former Ottoman mosque in the city, Büyük camii (“Grand Mosque”), built around 1474 under Mehmed II. The museum was established as a […]

The Ethnographic Institute and Museum

The Ethnographic Institute and Museum

6A, Moskovska Str. The Ethnographic Institute and Museum (EIM) is a specific unit within the system of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, where the science ethnology is developing as well as the preservation of cultural and ethnographic treasures of Bulgarians from the past. The first step towards the constitution of Bulgarian museum was the establishment […]

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace

The palace, which initially served as the residence of the Prince and later – of the King, was among the first symbols of Sofia, following its proclamation capital city of the Third Bulgarian Kingdom. Located on top of a hill in a place of historical significance, related to the symbols of statehood, the existing building […]

House museum of Petko and Pencho Slaveikovy

House museum of Petko and Pencho Slaveikovy

138, G. S. Rakovsky str. Petko (1827-1895) and Pencho (1867-1912) Slaveykovi are father and son. They are great Bulgarian writers, poets, publicists, folklore researchers and politicians from the XIX-th and early of XX-th century. The museum houses an unique collection of materials of the urban life from the end of 18th to the beginning of […]

The National Museum of Bulgarian literature

The National Museum of Bulgarian literature

139, Georgi S. Rakovski Str. The National Museum of Bulgarian literature was created on 1 January 1976 to the Committee for Arts and Culture, in order “to search for, collect, preserve, study, publish and display materials and documentary monuments related to the overall history of Bulgarian literature from the founding of Bulgarian state until today […]