Graf Ignatiev Street
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Graf Ignatiev Street is one of the central streets in Sofia. Named after a Russian statesman and diplomat Count Nikolai Ignatiev. The street starts from Vitosha Boulevard, opposite the Palace of Justice, and continues to Perlovska river. You can see a numb
Nikolay Ignatiev (1832-1902) is a Russian general, diplomat and a great defender of the Bulgarian cause. He took part in the working out and signed the peace treaty of San Stefano (19th February 1878). He said: "My heart belongs to the Bulgarians and I wish them that they flourish in my dreams."