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National Gallery Square 500

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St .Aleksander Nevsky Square, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is large and has plenty of decent arts collections but it is not a must see as you may see similar paintings in some other cities

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lingang
Reviewed 28 October 2018

At just 3 lev ($1.75) per person this large but quiet gallery is a bargain. Great paintings by mostly Bulgarian artists along with a African, Indian, and Asian works. Stone throw away from the Nevski Cathedral. Less than five minutes walk from InterContinental Hotel Sofia...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim T
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very big museum in the city centre. You will not miss it on tour of the city. If you have time you can visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 hours in the museum with a break of half an hour break for lunch. We were able to return to the museum without paying an enterence fee again. As we are senior citizens we payed 5 lev each. We enjoyed every minute....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tomi b
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Some very interesting stuff in here though the African and Asian artefacts seemed a bit anomalous. It's so big it's tiring on the feet and on the concentration, they should put a cafe in with seating in the outside sculpture area so you can have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This place is huge and has an extensive collection over three floors and should be getting a 5 star review, however... it suffers from a complete lack of logical curation. There is no clear order to how the rooms are laid out, no artistic narrative...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JPH1984
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is located across the road from the Aleksander Nevski Cathedral. We spent an afternoon in it and really enjoyed it. This museum is massive and we did not have time to see it all. We concentrated on the extensive Bulgarian art collection. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 25 May 2018

a lot of different styles of art inside . some of the paintings are really interesting . would love them to have better organization

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank foodandcraftbeer
Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you have never seen, or noticed a Bulgarian artist before, you will find more than a few memorable names here... Skitnik and Pamukchiev, for example. The museum has hundreds of works on display over several floors. The collection features Bulgarians, but also includes foreign...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank VinDivan
Reviewed 19 April 2018

The museum is just behind the Cathedral Alexander Nevski, in a beautiful big building. We went there a little after 4 pm and I would recommend going earlier than that because the museum is big, interesting and closes at 6 pm so we had to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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