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A landmark of the main astronomical point

The primary astronomical point of the state triangulation of Bulgaria was erected in 1920 under the auspices of the Geographical Institute, operating within the Ministry of War. Subsequently, in 1930, the geodetic and longitudinal coordinates were meticulously...

Ruins of the Church of St. Spas

The church is part of an archaeological complex that existed in the period from the end of the 12th century to the 19th century. The temple was reconstructed and destroyed several times during the Ottoman yoke. After the Liberation, it was buried in the ground....

The grave of Niil Izvorov

The resting place of Niil Izvorov is situated adjacent to the south-eastern wall of the apse of the Church of Saint Sedmochislenitsi in Sofia. Niil Izvorov was a notable figure during the Bulgarian Revival period, deeply involved in the quest for an independent...

The grave of Petko Karavelov

The final resting place of the distinguished Bulgarian statesman, Petko Karavelov, alongside his wife, is situated along the northern wall of the apse within the Church of the Seven Saints in Sofia. Karavelov held the esteemed position of Prime Minister three times...

Stone from Mount Shipka

The stone's significance, sourced from the renowned Shipka peak, symbolizes the commemoration and construction of a monument dedicated to the valiant militia heroes of the Russo-Turkish War of Liberation (1877-1878) in Bulgaria's capital. The stone's origin from...

Ancient amphitheater

The Serdika Amphitheater in Sofia holds significant historical and architectural importance. Here are key details about this ancient complex: 1. Location: Situated in the central part of Sofia, the Serdika Amphitheater is part of a complex that includes a Roman...

The central historical core of Sofia

It has been declared a historical-archaeological reserve since 1976. Some of the most unique cultural monuments are located on the territory. In the central part of the city are the two main cultural and historical modules: the reserve "Serdika-Sredets" and the Sofia...

Kazichene Royal Station

Close to the Kazichene station, situated directly between the railway tracks, stands the "Tsar's Station," constructed in the Viennese architectural style by Tsar Ferdinand. This station served as the departure point for Tsar Boris III, who occasionally operated his...

A building where Prof. Iliya Beshkov lived

Iliya Beshkov (1901-1958) was indeed a prominent Bulgarian artist, writer, and teacher, widely recognized as one of the most remarkable Bulgarian artists of the 20th century. Here's a brief overview of his life and contributions: - Early Life and Education: Born in...