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

Sofia, Bulgaria
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  • Very good47%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
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12 Aug 2017
“SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library”
19 Jun 2016
“Nice building”
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Sofia, Bulgaria
Serdica
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The present building of National library was built in 1940-1953 and today is one of the objects that Bulgarians are proud of.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

National Library in Sofia is very nice building style Barock. In front of the library is a monument to brothers Cyril and Methodius. They brought the alphabet to Bulgarian nation. Making it from Greek alphabet . It's history not politic. Nice garden I front of...More

Thank Kati M
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

The Bulgarian National Ĺibrary is really very beautiful. I recommend that you enter inside. You will be impressed.

Thank nchotorova
Reviewed 18 February 2013

It can not be easy give a clear opinion as I couldn’t visit inside this library. Outside building in huge and clearly not a nice architecture. It's build from the communistic time of the beginning era. On the other side the park, flowers and the...More

Thank Tuqe
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Perfect place to read whatever you want. Calm and very nice library. Words fales me to explain how nice is to 'dive' into the books world and to touch the treasures of the books.

2  Thank nta_12
Reviewed 9 March 2012

It is true that is has a very impressive collection. And it is a very impressive building too, while falling somewhat short of my aesthetic standards. But it is one of the most depressingly Kafkaesque institutions I have ever entered. When you go past the...More

2  Thank Plezir T
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Amazing Place with very rich collection of books from all around the world. Here you can see some of the worlds most ancient books.

Thank Nikolay M
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Infront the building there is a monoument of the brothers St. St Cyrill and Methodius - the inventors of the cyrillic alphabet. Uner the building there is a nice night club "The bibliothek"

1  Thank MarielaNordell
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