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St. Arch. Michael ChurchSt. George ChurchTryavna Icon-Painting SchoolThe old schoolDaskalov's houseSlaveikov's houseKalinchev's houseRaikov's houseThe Asian and Africam Art Museum


Icon-Painting School Museum

The Icon Painting School Museum of Tryavna stands at the heart of the Royal Chapel, which was built in 1943-1944 and given to the town as a present by Queen Joanna. The museum has the only representative collection of icons painted by famous Tryavna icon-painters between the 17th until the end of the 19th century. Over 160 icons represent the artistry of 6 famous families of icon-painters. In addition the museum has an exhibition of icon-painting instruments and instructions for painting in compliance with the canons of Orthodox Christianity.