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Residential building where Krastyu Sarafov lived

Krastyo Petrov Sarafov was a notable Bulgarian theater actor known for his impressive portrayals of various characters on stage. Some of his notable roles include Cyrano de Bergerac in Edmond Rostand's play of the same name, Tartuffe and Argan in Moliere's "Tartuffe"...

House of Academician Alexander Bozhinov

Alexander Bozhinov, born in 1878 in Svishtov, played a significant role in the Bulgarian cultural and artistic scene. He graduated from high school in Sofia and joined the first graduating class of the Drawing School in 1896. Bozhinov furthered his artistic education...

Residential building where Elin Pelin lived

Dimitar Ivanov Stoyanov (1877-1949), widely recognized by the pseudonym Elin Pelin, stands as a prominent Bulgarian writer. His educational journey commenced with primary schooling in Bailovo, leading to subsequent studies in Sofia, Zlatitsa, Panagyurishte, and...

A building where Jacho Kabaivanski lived

Yacho Kabaivanski, a celebrated Bulgarian writer, publicist, and veterinarian, is widely recognized under the pseudonym Marco Polo. Born in Plovdiv on January 15, 1907, he pursued his education in veterinary medicine in his hometown. Following the conclusion of the...

The old wall

"Stara Stena" is a short street and a small market in Lozenets district in Sofia. The street is about 90m long and connects Yavorets Street with Hristo Smirnenski Boulevard. It owes its name to an Ottoman monument from the 16th century located in its middle, often...

Exposed remains of a Turkish bath (hammam)

Situated in the central part of Sofia, adjacent to the "Banya Bashi" mosque, are the uncovered remnants of a Turkish bath (hammam). This historical Turkish public mineral bath was erected over five centuries ago and remained operational until its destruction in 1913....

Slatina Neolithic settlement

Situated along Shipchenski Prohod Blvd. in Sofia, the Slatin Neolithic settlement was unearthed in 1950 during excavation work carried out by construction workers in the Geo Milev district of Sofia. Reports and dates confirming the Neolithic settlement's existence...

The ancient fortress of Serdika

The ancient fortress of Serdika

The remnants of the ancient Serdika fortress are on display in the underground passage connecting the Presidency and the Council of Ministers in Sofia's city center. The restoration and exhibition of the fortress's eastern gate took place between 1997 and 1999....