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The house of Ivan Vazov

Author: Таня , 198 metres From Sopot.    , Адрес: Sopot, ул. Васил Левски 1, GPS coordinates: N 42.6540179    E 24.7561132
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   Sopot is a town located in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains. The city is known as the hometown of the great Bulgarian poet Ivan Vazov, where he was born. The poet spent his childhood and teenage years here. One of the symbols of the mountain town's House of Ivan Vazov. The building is located in the city center. Host of the museum is the writer's father's house. The building was built in the 18th century by the grandfather of Vazov.

  In 1877 the original house was burned by the Turks. In honor of the 70th anniversary of the birth of the great writer, director Sofia ethnographic museum decided to restore the home of Vazov and turn it into a museum. Thanks to the support of the brothers and sister Vazov house is arranged in its authentic form in which he lived and grown Vazov. You will see many of the personal belongings of the great writer and his family. Impression you make rugs and rugs that are woven Saba Vazova - mother of the writer. The house has a spacious beautifully landscaped courtyard, which has several buildings. Today it houses the different exposures. One of these buildings was stored and Mrs. Vazova who was an integral part of everyday hardworking Bulgarian.


   It also houses a unique exhibition, through extensive photographs and documentary material reflects long creative life Vazov. The official opening of the museum was in June of 1935. Personally Bishop Maxim gave his blessing to the museum and special guest solemn moment was king Boris III, who gave a speech on the case. House - Museum of Ivan Vazov has the status of a cultural monument of national importance.

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