Sofia

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St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library (Natsionalna biblioteka "sveti sveti Kiril i Metodii")

Officially opened at the end of 1953, construction on this neoclassical building had started as early as 1939, but was then put on hold because of the Second World War. The Library was designed to hold 1.5 million books with a reading room for 450 people. Architects: Ivan Vasiliov & Dimitar TzolovIn the garden area directly in front there is a statue of the two brothers St. Cyril and St. Methodius, added in 1975.

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Amenities

City centre location
Metro

Metro

Sofiiski Universitet

Tel / Fax

(+ 359 2) 988 28 11 / (+ 359 2) 843 54 95

Website

Open

Open 8.30-18.00, Sat 9.00-15.00. Closed Sun.
The National Library is Closed for readers every year from the 1st to the 31st of August and also every last Tuesday of the month for revision and rearrangement of the funds.

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