National Art Gallery

Local nameНационална художествена галерия
LocationSofia, Bulgaria

The National Art Gallery is Bulgaria's national gallery, and houses over 50,000 pieces of Bulgarian art.

It is located on Battenberg Square in the capital city of Sofia, occupying most of the historic Ottoman Chelebi mosque and Ottoman konak, which were converted into the imposing edifice of the former royal palace of Bulgaria, having been established in 1934 and moved to the palace in 1946, after the abolition of the monarchy. National Art Gallery is situated at an altitude of 556 m.The National Art Gallery had been planned for many years and between 1934 and 1941, Bulgaria's first female architect Victoria Angelova's design was built to house both a renaissance and contemporary art collection.

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More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +359 2 980 3325

Address 1 Prince Alexander I Sqr, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

Coordinates 42°41'47.463" N 23°19'36.349" E

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