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National Art Gallery

19 Fevralya St., 1 | St Alexander Nevski Sqr, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
980 33 20
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19 Fevralya St., 1 | St Alexander Nevski Sqr, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you see the magnificence of the building and realise that it is the National Art Gallery, you may be forgiven for thinking that you are in for a treat. Having walked in, the ticket sales were unclear to me, i was about to ascend...More

Thank dooper
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The art collection here is extremely limited. There are a few oils showing important scenes from Bulgarian history, and these were very interesting. But most of the collection consists of period engraving copies of French masters. Nice to see, but not necessarily worth the trip....More

Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This old palace has a small specialized collection of art . . . none too interesting, and is not really the main art gallery which I believe is a newer building behind the Alexandar Nevski Church. However, this building does have the most wonderful gift...More

Thank Jjjjam
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I heard that the National Art Gallery is the main museum of Sofia. Then I asked the concierge of my hotel (one of the luxury hotels in Sofia) where this Gallery was, and he answered without hesitation “in the former Royal Palace, at square Alexander...More

1  Thank Marco_Polo499
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is centrally located and really good place for art lovers. There is a payment required for entry. The building is quite impressive. I am not an art lover but rate this place on what it offers and the impressive building. Worth a visit especially...More

Thank northants90
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This is an absolute MUST for art lovers. I have wanted to visit here for a long time and I was not disappointed. It has a wide range of paintings by well known artists from across the generations, which are beautifully displayed. The galleries are...More

Thank colinlacey1
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Do they have a permanent collection? I saw Louvre prints, war paintings from Poland, a nice gift shop, Chinese printmaking exhibit, and ??? But the building was nice. Do not make this a priority stop if you are pressed for time.

Thank JuneauMan
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This galary is in the center of the city and you can not miss it. This was the kings palace in near past but now is nice galary. If you interested by coins you cane visit and buy coins in the shops inside which are...More

Thank enigma2013g
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Beautiful and grand yellow and white building - really well restored - which apparently used to be a Royal Palace but now houses various art collections. Well worth a visit.

Thank kathryndob
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a former Royal Palace,and has some beautiful rooms.Some of the exhibits were in process of being changed,so we could not view them all,but enjoyed what we did see.

Thank maggieyoung888
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