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One of most domineering symbols of Varna since the 19th Century, has been the Varna High school for girls or as we know it now the Archaeological Museum.
Ref Number: 49
The Varna High School for Girls, or as it is currently known, the Archeological Museum, has been a dominant emblem of Varna since the 19th century.
Since the 19th century, it has been one of Varna’s dominant emblems.
The girls’ high school was one of the largest and most respected institutions in Bulgaria. It was named after Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria, wife of Bulgarian Tsar Ferdinand Ist. Arch. Petko Momchilov designed the exquisite Neo-renaissance style building between 1892 and 1898.
“Marie Louise”High Scool for Girls and now the “Marie Louise”(Archeological Museum).
The school’s interior is designed in the Italian “palazzo style,” with paintings, mosaics, marble columns, and crystal chandeliers. There are many antique postcards of this structure and thousands of old images of pupils and instructors. Karel and Hermann Shkorpil, two brothers and archeologists, inaugurated the first exposition of the Varna Archeological Museum in this building in 1906.
The entire site was designated as a museum in 1983, and it is now the largest in Varna and the second largest in Bulgaria, with thousands of tourists visiting each year to learn about the region’s rich history.
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