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” in 2001 In the one hand Sophia holds a laurel wreath and blesses. In the other hand it is perched owl – the symbol of wisdom.