Bulgarian National Art Gallery: Contemporary art in a royal palace

History of the Bulgarian National Art Gallery Bulgarian National Art Gallery (Национална художествена галерия) is located on Battenberg square in Sofia. It is housed in a former royal palace, built after Bulgaria’s proclamation of independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1878. The construction started in 1880 during the reign of Prince Alexander of Battenberg, first monarch […]



History of the Church of Saint-Eustache Saint-Eustache is a beautiful church situated next to the Forum des Halles in Paris. The history of the church began in 1213 when a small chapel was built. It was dedicated to Saint-Eustache, a roman general who was burned for converting to Christianity. The construction of the present building of the […]


History of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont Saint-Étienne-du-Mont is a little church in Paris located just opposite the Panthéon. It was built on the site of an abbey of St. Geneviève (the patron saint of Paris). The construction encountered numerous delays and continued over a century, from 1492 till 1626. The church Saint-Étienne-du-Mont houses the shrine of Saint Geneviève. Unfortunately […]

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