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  • Central Military Club at night
    Central Military Club at night
    by HORSCHECK
  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral at night
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral at night
    by HORSCHECK
  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral at night
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral at night
    by HORSCHECK

Oblast Grad Sofiya Favorites

  • downtown

    Sofia Favorites

    We would recommend meeting local members of Virtual Tourist as they are most friendly and willing to assist a visitor in an instant and show you around. :) The Most Beautiful City of our Eastern Visit was Sofia and well worth the trip. A real nice guy named Peter (peter_dimov) helped us have an especially good trip in Sofia. He was a First Class...

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  • NDK - national palace of culture

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    Sofia is now a busy city with a tempo of life comparable to many Western cities. It is a place, where one can find practically everything, starting with finding old medals, pins, badges and other kinds of memorabilia at the little market next to the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and ending with buying pirated CD's for 15 leva (about 7,50 EUR) from the...

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  • National Theatre

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    The Ivan Vazov National Theatre is definitely one of Bulgaria's most striking buildings. Originally built in 1906 by the Viennese architects Hermann Helmer and Ferdinand Fellner it has been extensively renovated several times. First following a fire in 1923, then again in 1945 after having been seriously damaged by British bombing during WWII and...

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  • Pools and bathing-beaches

    Sofia Favorites

    In Sofia there are so many open pools and bathing-beaches. During the summer they are full of peaople almost every day. And in the weeknds its even hard to find a spare place to spend the day there resting and enjoying the sun and the water... Its safe to swim, there are life-guards. There are cafes to get a drink or something to eat. And there is...

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  • Alexander Nevski

    Sofia Favorites

    The main focus of attraction in the city...actually sofia doesnt offer so much to do or to see...perhaps around vitosha boulevard there is something to see cos is just the downtown... This church is 10 min eastern from this center...crossin sofia city garden you can take a huge boulevard (Tsar Osvoditel) where there is huge comunist buildings and...

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  • Money

    Sofia Favorites

    Please remember that tipping is acceptable and expected in Bulgaria. Restaurants: 10 - 15% Taxis: Round up to the nearest whole number Hotels: 5 - 10 % Fondest Memory: So many... The willingness of Bulgarians to accept 'others'. The kindness of the people. The sense of humor. The food!!!!

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  • people

    Sofia Favorites

    Ok, what you see on the picture is the cover of a book called The Art of Being a Foreigner. This book is a result of the mutual efforts of two VTers: Dilian and Kalenderov. It tells about the travelling experience they had together sometime ago in Italy and Greece. They both claim that things mentioned in the book really happened. If you ever...

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  • ROTUNDA OF ST. GEORGE

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    The red brick rotunda church of St. George is considered the oldest building in Sofia. It is situated behind the Sheraton Hotel, amid remains of the ancient town of Serdica. Three layers of frescoes have been discovered, the earliest dating back to the 10th century. Magnificent frescoes of 22 prophets over 2 metres tall crown the dome. At present...

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  • Vitosha Mountain

    Sofia Favorites

    I have had people asking me if the water in Sofia/Bulgaria is good for drinking... Here is what I have to say on this matter: Bulgaria is well known for the big number of Mineral Water Springs. You can find water of any taste depending on the spring it comes from... soft and sweet, sharp and mineralized, common one... You can buy it in bottles of...

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  • Restaurants

    Sofia Favorites

    Sofia is full of good restaurants. The prices are more than reasonable, in most of the places the food is delicious and the service is relativly good in the mid class restaurants. The average price per meal (salad+main dissh+soft drink) per person is usually not more than BGN 15 (EUR 7). I am talking about an order where no alcohol is included...

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  • sofia Land

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    if Your going to sofia you must go and see sofia land it's the best Amusement Park on the balkans and centeral Europe most of the ride ar for kids and teensage 5-17 but their also rides for adult too and caffe and suviner shops. for more information on tickets and the rids go to their web site www.sofialand.bg

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  • The Horse

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    The Tsar Osvoboditel monument by the renowned Italian Sculpture Arnoldo Zocci, is one of the most beautiful in Sofia. Situated on the square in front of the parliament building, it is an expression of thanks from the Bulgarian nation to its Russian liberators. The 14 meters high monument portrays the Russian Tsar Alexander II, astride his horse,...

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  • The Russian church

    Sofia Favorites

    Tiny church but cosy and mosre beautifull under my eye than not the huge and spread main chatedral....its just 5 minutes waling from the big one but i spent more timer here than not in the most famous

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  • Lions!

    Sofia Favorites

    its a clear comunist park with some comunist sculptures like that just in the center...i took this way croosing the park through the Levski stadium where i managed to get in but the guards ....so bad behaviour ones forbade me the entrance...i just wanna to see the stadium like here in Barcelona where there is a museum and some activities to...

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  • Suburbs

    Sofia Favorites

    Drujba seems like the Moon's surface, I guess. I cannot imagine how could I live in a place like this. But there are many people living in it! I will always remember this picturescue thorn and the windows with laundry on them...

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  • Slaveylov Sq.

    Sofia Favorites

    who says that statues should be placed only in galleries, museums or parks? there is no good reason not to put them - oh, i don't know... - on a bench! and by a statue i don't mean that nice old lady sitting on the right side:))

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  • Sightseeing Sofia

    Hi Esse13, The most interesting places in Sofia are: Boyana church, The Naitonal Museum of History, Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Rotunda St. George and St. Petka Church. You can also make a trip around the center of Sofia with the Sightseeing Double Decker. The ticked is ‘hop-on hop-off’ and is valid 24 hours. It costs around 11 EUR.If you have time...

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