Royal Palace

Royal Palace information

Sofia , Bulgaria
ul Tsar Osvoboditel
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Originally built as the headquarters of the Ottoman police force, it was here that Bulgaria’s national hero, Vasil Levski, was tried and tortured before his public execution in 1873. After the liberation, the building was remodelled to become the official residence of Bulgaria’s royal family. It houses the National Art Gallery and the Ethnographical Museum.