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The Monument to the Unknown Soldier

The Monument to the Unknown Soldier

The Monument to the Unknown Soldier (Bulgarian: Паметник на Незнайния воин, Pametnik na Neznayniya voin) is a monument in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, located just next to the 6th-century Church of St Sophia, on 2 Paris Street. The monument commemorates the hundreds of thousands of Bulgarian soldiers who died in wars […]

Ancient temple “St. Petka Stara”

Ancient temple “St. Petka Stara”

The temple “St Petka Stara (St Petka The Old) is dedicated to the Thracian reverend Paraskeva, born in Epivat, who lived in 11th century. On the Southern gate of the church there is a table “Ancient temple St. Petka, 1241” That means that during 1241 the temple has been either renovated, or newly build on […]

Vasil Levski monument

Vasil Levski monument

It is one of the first monuments to be built in the then newly-liberated Principality of Bulgaria. It commemorates the hanging of Bulgarian national hero and major revolutionary figure Vasil Levski on the same spot on 18 February 1873. The monument is 13 m high, made of grey Balkan granite and designed by Czech architect […]

Eagles’ bridge

Eagles’ bridge

Eagles’ Bridge (Bulgarian: Орлов мост, Orlov most [1]) is a bridge over the Perlovska River in downtown Sofia. The bridge and junction were it is located, sometimes referred to as Ploshtad Orlov Most (Orlov Most Square) are usually referred simply as Eagles’ Bridge (Orlov most) The name of the bridge itself comes from the four […]

The Russian Monument

The Russian Monument

The Russian Monument (Bulgarian: Руски паметник, Ruski pametnik) is a monument in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. The first monument to be built in the capital of the newly liberated Principality of Bulgaria, it was unveiled on 29 June 1882 and is located on the road which Osman Nuri Paşa used to flee from Sofia […]

National museum of military history

National museum of military history

The National Museum of Military History (NMMH) is a state museum, which from its establishment until today is a structure of the Ministry of Defense .It investigates, preserves, processes scientifically and popularizes cultural valuables connected with the national and European military history. NMMH develops its activities throughout the country. For its almost centennial presence in […]

National Historical Museum

National Historical Museum

The National Historical Museum(Национален исторически музей, Natsionalen istoricheski muzey) in Sofia is Bulgaria’s largest museum. It was founded in 1973 and its first representative exposition was opened in 1984 to commemorate 1300 years of Bulgarian history. The museum was moved to a former governmental residence in 2000 and currently stores and owns over 650,000 objects […]

Church St. Nedelya

Church St. Nedelya

Holy Sunday Church (Bulgarian: църква „Света Неделя“ Sveta Nedelya) is an Eastern Orthodox church in Sofia. The church is dedicated to the martyr St. Nedelya (Holy Sunday). The chucrh was called Sveti Kral (Holy King) in 19th and beginning of 20th century. Around 1460, the remains of Serbian king Stephen Milutin were carried to Bulgaria […]

The National Library for the Blind

The National Library for the Blind

1B, Slaveykov Sq. The entrance is from Solunska Str. The National Library for the Blind was founded in April 1928. One of its first activities as a cultural union was to begin the printing and accumulation of braille books. Prof. Ivan Shishmanov had the idea of establishing the Institute of the blind in Sofia in […]

The Statue of St. Sofia

The Statue of St. Sofia

The 8-yard statue of St. Sophia, rises to a 14 meters high pole right in the heart of Sofia. Author of this monumental sculpture, that still rises public debates and grievances, is the famous Bulgarian sculptor Georgi Chapkanov. The 4 tones female figure made of bronze and copper electroplating was erected over the underground “Serdica” […]