Bulgarian National Library (St. Cyrill and St. Methodius National Library), Sofia

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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. Founded on 4 April 1878, the library received the status of Bulgarian National Library three years later and the Bulgarian National Revival Archive was merged into it in 1924.It is named after "SS. Cyril and Methodius"; Saints Cyril and Methodius. They are the creators of the Glagolitic alphabet. The Cyrillic alphabet is named after Cyril.The present building of the library is among the landmarks of Sofia. It was designed by the famous Bulgarian architectural team Vasilyov-Dimitur Tsolov and completed in the period 1940-1953.
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  • This immense ... White barracks, next to the more graceful University, stands out most for the dimensions for the architectural value (modest)
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  • Located nearby the University stands as imposing and massive, the result of a severe architectural conception and aimed to arouse a sense of respect and grandeur. Personally I prefer but lighter and graceful buildings; Note in which figures of Bulgarian history the library is dedicated: Saints Cyril and Methodius. The Bulgarians, as all the peoples of the East, but they conveyed the idea of educated people and lover of reading.
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  • The National Library building is located adjacent to the University of Sofia. Before him is a monument to the founders of Slavonic writing to Saints Cyril and Methodius. In the library you can visit a number of collections, including old books. Unfortunately, it is closed in August.
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  • Knowledge is a power. Learn to take a power.
  • National Library .... beautiful ... there is a park ...
  • The biggest library in Bulgaria.
  • Хубаво място за наука
  • Strahoten Park before bibliotekata. Gholam izbor from books. Quietly on for chetene and pochivka.
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