Monday, September 22, 2008

Independence Day

Today is our independence day. This is the church "SS. Forty Martyrs", where 100 years ago the full independence of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire was proclaimed by the head of state - the crowned King Ferdinand, he promulgated also himself a king of an independent country.
The church is not in Sofia, it is in Bulgarian old capital Veliko Tarnovo.

4 comments:

Jackie said...

What a beautiful old place. Happy Independence Day!

Baruch said...

A very impressive looking building with a rich history (thanks for the link) and happy Independence Day!

Lachezar said...

Its a great photograph, and it brings lots of good memories too! I've set it as a desktop background on my screen. Cheers!

Tash said...

Lovely old place. The stone work is exquisite.