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Vitosha Boulevard
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Vitosha Boulevard
Vitoshka, as seen from near NDK, with the St Nedelya Church in the distance.
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Vitoshka, as seen from near NDK, with the St Nedelya Church in the distance.

Vitosha Boulevard (Bulgarian: булевард „Витоша“, often called just „Витошка“, Vitoshka) is the main commercial street in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, and is famous for the many brand name shops and boutiques on it. Possessing a shop on the boulevard is thought of as a matter of image and advertising for companies operating in Bulgaria. Image File history File linksMetadata Vitosha-boulevard-gruev. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Vitosha-boulevard-gruev. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2560x1920, 780 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Vitosha Boulevard Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2560x1920, 780 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Vitosha Boulevard Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Front view The National Palace of Culture (Национален дворец на културата, usually just НДК, NDK), located in Sofia, Bulgaria, is one of the largest multifunctional congress centres in Southeastern Europe. ... St Nedelya Church St Nedelya Church (Bulgarian: ) is an Eastern Orthodox church in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, a cathedral of the Sofia bishopric of the Bulgarian Patriarchate. ... Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Coordinates: Country Bulgaria Province Sofia-City Mayor Boyko Borisov Area    - City 1,310 km²  - Land (?) km²  - Water (?) km² Elevation 550 m Population    - City (12 June 2006) 1,203,680  - Density 907/km²  - Metro 1,326,377 Time zone EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC+3) Website... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Billboards and street advertising in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, (2005) Advertising is the business of drawing public attention to goods and services, performed through a variety of media. ...


The boulevard is named after Vitosha, the mountain just next to Sofia. It was an unadjusted street during the Ottoman rule of Bulgaria and acquired the name Vitoshka ulitsa ("Vitosha Street") after the Liberation, in 1883. The street was initially built up with low one-storey houses, but turned into an imposing trade street in the Interwar period as massive public buildings were constructed, changing Vitoshka's appearance completely. Vitosha (Bulgarian: Витоша  ) is a mountain massif, on the outskirts of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. ... // Early centuries of Ottoman rule Organisation of Ottoman Bulgaria The Ottomans reorganised the Bulgarian territories as the Beyerlik of Rumili, ruled by a Beylerbey at Sofia. ... In Bulgarian historiography, the term Liberation of Bulgaria is used to denote the events of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78 that led to the establishment of a Bulgarian state with the Treaty of San Stefano of 3 March 1878. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Interwar period was the time between World War I and World War II, ergo the 1920s and 1930s. ...


According to a 2005 Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. study, Vitosha Boulevard is the world's 22nd most expensive trade street. [1][2] [3][4] 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. ...


External links

  • Nikola Gruev's photo gallery of Vitosha Boulevard
  • A shopping guide to Vitoshka

 
 

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