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Municipal cultural institute – House of Culture “Sredets”

Municipal cultural institute – House of Culture “Sredets”

2A, Krakra Str. Winner of the badge “Golden Book” and Golden Seal awarded by the Council of Europe’s scientific and cultural community to contribute to the development of Bulgarian culture House of Culture “Sredets” is the successor of the Municipal Youth Center, opened in 1974. The home of culture is one of the most popular […]

The Sofia Court House

The Sofia Court House

The Sofia Court House (Bulgarian: Съдебна палата, Sadebna palata) is a building in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, accommodating all the courts in the city. Stylistically a simplistic yet monumental structure, it is located on 2 Vitosha Boulevard, surrounded by Alabin Street, Laveleye Street and Positano Street. The need for a common building to house […]

Patriarch Evtimiy Square

Patriarch Evtimiy Square

Patriarch Evtimiy Square  (Bulgarian: площад “Патриарх Евтимий”, ploshtad “Patriarh Evtimiy”), more popularly known as Popa (Попа, “The Priest”), is a small urban square and a busy intersection in the centre of Sofia. The square was named after Evtimiy of Tarnovo, Patriarch of Bulgaria from 1375 to 1393 and one of the most important figures of medieval Bulgaria; a monument to Evtimiy by sculptor […]

The SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library

The SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library

The SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library (Национална библиотека „Свети Свети Кирил и Методий“) is the national library of Bulgaria, situated in the capital city of Sofia near the Sofia University. Founded on 4 April 1878. The library is Depository for all documents published in Bulgaria. It houses monographies, periodic issues and other documents in […]

House-museum of Vassil Levski

House-museum of Vassil Levski

8, Vele Mitrov Str. (location: Benkovski district, minibus 11 from Lion’s bridge, metro- exit Knyaginya Maria Luiza) In 1871 in the village of Birimirtsi / today in Benkovski neighbourhood / the Bulgarian Apostle of Liberty Vasil Levski founded a secret revolutionary committee. Together with his friend Father Gennady Ihtimanski – abbot of the Dragalevski monastery […]

The Saint Sofia Church

The Saint Sofia Church

The Saint Sofia Church(Bulgarian: църква „Света София“, tsarkva „Sveta Sofia“) is the second oldest church in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, dating to the 6th century. In the 14th century, the church gave its name to the city, previously known as Serdica. The church was built on the site of several earlier churches and places of […]

Ivan Vazov’s Grave

Ivan Vazov’s Grave

>Ivan Minchov Vazov (Bulgarian: Иван Минчов Вазов) (June 27, 1850 OS – September 22, 1921) was a Bulgarian poet, novelist and playwright, often referred to as “the Patriarch of Bulgarian literature”. He was born in Sopot, a town in the Rose Valley of Bulgaria (then part of the Ottoman Empire). Ivan Vazov’s work represents two […]

Monument of Stefan Stambolov

Monument of Stefan Stambolov

Stefan Nikolov Stambolov (Bulgarian: Стефан Николов Стамболов) ( 31 January 1854 – 6 July 1895) was a Bulgarian politician, who served as Prime Minister and regent. He was also a poet and journalist. Stambolov took part in Stara Zagora’s uprising attempt in 1875, as well as in April’s uprising in 1876. During his rule (1887-1894) […]

The monastery in Obradovtsy “St. Mina”

The monastery in Obradovtsy “St. Mina”

(minibus 11 from Lion’s bridge, metro-exit Maria Luisa) The monastery is built next to Vladayska river in the former village of Obradovtsy, now district of Sofia. The telephone for contact is (02) 936 69 99 According to the legends the monastery St. Mina has been built in late-Roman era. In 11th century on that place […]

Borisova gradina

Borisova gradina

Borisova gradina or Knyaz-Borisova gradina (Bulgarian: Борисова градина or Княз-Борисова градина, translated as Boris’ Garden or Knyaz Boris’ Garden) is the oldest and best known park in Sofia . Its construction and arrangement began in 1884 and it is named after Bulgarian Tsar Boris III. Initially the park was in the outskirts of Sofia, and […]