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    The Big Synagogue in Pazardzhik

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    The Big Synagogue in Pazardzhik was constructed in 1850. The name of the architect is Stavri Temelkov, one of the great names of the Bratzigovo’s architectural school. The architectural and decorative forms are magnificent illustration of the best building tradition of mid-19th C. – local traditional architecture with neo-baroque stylistic features, typical for Bulgarian...

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    The Synagogue in Bourgas

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    The Synagogue in Bourgas was built in 1906-1910 with a central composition and simplified details. The stylistics is eclectic with neo-classic, neo-Byzantine, as well as Oriental-Moorish elements. The monumental inner space has two-storeied gallery. The author is unknown. There haven’t been discovered any authentic evidences that confirm the assumption that it was a work...

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    The Sephardi Synagogue in Varna

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    The Sephardi Synagogue in Varna (1890) is a cupola building with a gallery and eclectic stylistics – neo-clasical with Moorish-Gothic elements. The exquisite neo-Gothic with Moorosh transcription frames of the windows and also of the rosette in the center of the facade above the gallery are stone work. This first so monumental and impressing...

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    The Sofia Synagogue

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    The architect Gruenanger interpreted a central cupola space archetype for one of the biggest Sephardi European Synagogues. It was inaugurated in 1909. The plan is very similar to that of Zirkusgase Synagogue in Vienna – a domed octogon inscribed in a square with curved niches in the corners. The Sofia Synagogue is placed at...

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    The Shoumen Synagogue

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    The Shoumen Synagogue was placed on the highest part of the city, very closed to the river. The central space type, that was typical for the Sephardi tradition was characterized with a spatial focus on the centralised aranged platform – teiva. There was a gallery for women that was reached from the entrance hall....

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