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National Palace of Culture - Sofia

Author: Л. Иванова, 37 metres From Sofia.    , Адрес: Sofia, Пл. България №1
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  Abbreviation NPC until 1990 means the National Palace of Culture, then - National Palace of Culture. Created as a dedicated center for conferences, exhibitions and concerts, and is the largest in Southeastern Europe (with a total area of ​​123,000 sq m). For more than 30 years (since 1980), NPC is a member of the International Association of Congress Palaces, and in 2005 was chosen as the best congress center in the world.Author of the architectural design of convention center team is led by Arch. Alexander Barov and its logo was created by designer Stefan Georgiev grafichchniya and a ginger-bird. The building has eight floors, three levels, located below ground and a total of 13 rooms, which holds various cultural events. In the stacking structure has more steel than the Eiffel Tower.

  The original plan for the construction of the palace is it to be completed in 12 years, but only four years after the foundations in 1978, he was inaugurated.

  On the central front of the NPC has his sign, symbol - bronze sun with a diameter of 7 meters, made from our famous sculptor George Chapkanov. The rays of the sun are 14 in number, among them there are also 14 "beam" of corn. The idea is borrowed from the beautiful carved ceilings of Tryavna masters.

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