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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  • Bulgarian national library in sofia is the beautiful saint cyrill and saint methodicus. A very nice library.
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  • Big, square, imposing a few qualifiers that can be applied to this imposing building... that's a good summary. Like many in the city, it has a quite recognizable Soviet architecture.
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  • Quite nice building, with great monument to St Cyril and Methodius in front of it. Very near to the University, and in walking distance from the main atractions. 
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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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