Doctors' Garden, Sofia

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The Doctors' Garden (Bulgarian: Докторска градина, Doktorska gradina) is a park in the Bulgarian capital Sofia between the Oborishte and Shipka streets. It is located behind the SS. Cyril and Methodius National Library and close to many of the historical monuments and state institutions in the capital.

The park is named after the monument of the fallen medics during the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878), most of whom worked for the mission of the Russian Red Cross and perished in the battles at Pleven, Plovdiv, Mechka and Shipka. The monument was constructed between 1883 and 1884 by the Russian architect of Czech origin Antoniy Osipovich Tomishko.
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  • Doctor's Garden ( Doktorska Gradina ) is a beautiful little green area of Sofia especially popular with the locals. A nice green area with lots of bench seating ,lots of trees and well kept grounds....  more »
  • Wheelchair Access - YES Five minutes walk from the University, this park is sufficiently spacious to allow children to play in their 'designated' areas without impinging on lovers entwined in the...  more »
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  • One of the better gardens/parks in Sofia, very well maintained, very green and lovely. It is dedicated to, I assume medical doctors who were the heroes of the 1877-1878 Russian-Ottoman War that eventually resulted in Bulgaria gaining independence from the Porte. The monument in the center is very tasteful, there is a fountain, plenty of resting places and bars/cafes nearby
  • The garden is a magnificent resting spot in the very center of capital Sofia. After its rebuilding since couple of years the place is very well done from the ground up - new garden furniture in a classic London-style park feel, new watering system for the plants and trees which prevents droughtiness and therefore freshens the whole place. Most of all the biggest improvement is the new lights across all the park which light very good the alleys and you feel safe wandering around at night. Highly recommend!

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