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Museum of Socialist Art Guided Tour in Sofia
"The tour will begin with a short stop at the monument of the soviet army. Then you will reach the museum of socialist art using the public transport. First in the museum you will watch a short movie about the most specific features of the communist past Dimitar Blagoev Vasil Kolarov Todor Zhivkov Vladimir Lenin. You will be able to admire the typical socialist realism represented by statues of unknown partisans workers red army – soldiers. The inner exposition consists of some eminent paintings and plastics
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Sofia Retro Bike Tour
"The tour starts at the beginning of the main pedestrian street Vitosha in front of the entrance of the subway station NDK. You will bike towards it and stop in front of the Largo complex. Built in 1950's the three building of the government are typical with their new-classical architecture or Stalinist style. Bike b the complex is representative for the period of late 80's (happy socialism). Then you will go to one of the living quarters which was initially built during the 50's but it was still growing in the 70's and 80's. 15 minutes away from it is our next stop - the monument of the Soviet army. It is the biggest monument in the country of that time and it is still standing right in paintings and news-roll movies making the so called socialist realism in art. The last stop of the tour is the National museum of Military History. There you can see some of the out-of-date arms made during the Cold war in the USSR and Bulgaria. In the p"""The city is the capital of Bulgaria since 1879. Until 1944 the Bulgarian state was developing rapidly and Sofia was smoothly changed from a muddy-street small town into a modern capital city. But in the end of the world war II the Soviet army occupied th
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Sofia Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour
"Meet your expert guide and the rest of your small group in central Sofia and set off on your walking tour. Filled with elegant buildings and squares Sofia is a dream to explore. As you stroll discover the main landmarks hear insights about the city’s history and culinary heritage and enjoy three or four food stops to try delicious local specialities.Walk past the stately National Theater and admire the King’s Palace and the Presidency building. Then stop at a cozy cafe popular with the locals. Savor some shopska — a salad made from cucumber tomatoes
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St Nikolai Russian church

Favorite thing 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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Feb 28, 2006

THE RUSSIAN CHURCH

Favorite thing The prettiest church in Sofia is the so-called Russian Church, St. Nicholas, on Tsar Osvoboditel Boulevard. Its bright yellow tiled exterior, gilded domes and emerald green spire contrast with its dark interior.

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Jul 26, 2003
 
 
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Ministry of Agriculture

The 3rd big establishment on Kossuth Square, behind the Parliament is the eclectic building of the Ministry of Agriculture. The designer, Gyula Bukovics won the 3rd place in the competition for the...
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Central Sofia Market Hall

The Central Sofia Market Hall is truly work of art. It is designed by Naum Torbov and combines a neo-Renaissance style with neo-Baroque and a touch of neo-Byzantine features. The building has a...
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Banya Bashi Mosque

I believe that this remnant of the Ottoman rule of Bulgaria is the only functioning mosque in Sofia. It dates from the 15th Century and did seem to attract many worshippers. I was planning to visit,...
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Tsentrali Hali Market

Tsentrali Hali - we really liked this indoor market hall. It had some useful shops for snacks, alcohol, souvenirs. There was a pleasant bar downstairs and upstairs there was a very cheap food court...
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Rila Monastery

The Rila Monastery - we booked a car with driver to take us to Rila Monastery. We booked in the Eurolines office in the basement of Sofia Central Train Station. It cost 70 Euros. The car turned out...
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Vitosha Mountain

The city of Sofia lies at the foot of Vitosha Nature Park, the most frequented mountain in Bulgaria which has been turned into a site of education in responsible attitude towards nature due to its...
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