Mihail Arnaudov Kiril Startzev

This is the insider's guide to the city of Rousse and a hodgepodge of things about its people, culture, sights, and history. Enjoy the ride!


Dobri Nemirov
Dobri Nemirov
Today we are writing about Mr. Dobri Nemirov – Bulgarian writer and public figure, one of the founders of the short psychological narrative and the psychological novel in the Bulgarian literature, co-founder and chairman of the Union of the Bulgarian Writers in the period 1937-1940, founder of the pension fund at the Union of the Bulgarian Writers and of the Yordan Yovkov Fund which was established to support talented authors...
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Nigos Bedrosian
Nigos Bedrosian
After the Liberation from Turkish rule Rousse became the biggest and most dynamically developing city with a population of over 25,000 people in the Principality of Bulgaria. The Danube provided easy access to Rousse from abroad which attracted not only foreign entrepreneurs whose businesses in the city thrived in the following decades, but also famous cultural figures who, along with many talented Bulgarian artists, created their masterpieces in Rousse...
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Holy Trinity Cathedral
Holy Trinity Cathedral
For centuries Rousse has been a cozy home for representatives of different ethnic and religious communities, including Armenians, Turks, Jews, and Bulgarians. Yet, Orthodox Christianity remains the official religion in the city and in the country alike. A number of churches have been built through the years, but the one that stands out is the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Holy Trinity is the oldest church in Rousse. It was built in 1632 and is located right next to the current...
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