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Chifte Banya (Old-time Baths) – a contemporary art center

It was an old Turkish public baths built in XVI century. It was called “Chifte” (English – pair) because there were men`s and women`s rooms. The archaeological research shows that there was a church from the early Middle Age near that place. The famous slab from an altar barrier with pictures of a lion and  Continue reading »

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City Art Gallery

It was designed by Joseph Shnitter and was built in 1882. It has eight halls, which accommodate a permanent exposition of around 230 pictures, works of famous Bulgarian painters. They reflect the Bulgarian art development from the years after the Revival to the end of XX-th century. There is a special attention to the representatives  Continue reading »

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Regatta Venue

Regatta Venue is a unique sports center in the north-western part of the city. It is the biggest one on the Balkans. The center includes a stadium, a rowing canal, a covered swimming pool, opened and covered tennis courts and athletics track. You can get there by bus №10.

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Danov`s House

. Danov`s House – The house is built on a raising rock and its view on Saborna Street side is splendid. It is located in a beautiful yard which resembles a heavenly terrace. Hristo Gruev Danov, the founder of the organized Bulgarian book-publishing has lived here and the house bears his name. Inside it is  Continue reading »