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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 There you can see some of the out-of-date arms made during the Cold war in the USSR and Bulgaria.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
From EUR35.00
 
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
From EUR35.00

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TZUM

It's like any department store you will find in developed countries. You'll find clothes, shoes, bags, jewelries, perfumes and toiletries - almost everything except for customers. You'll see in my...
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Serdika Center

Serdika Center is the largest shopping center in the city of Sofia. It is located at Sitnyakovo Boulevard in Oborishte district northeastern part of the city of Sofia. It is the largest shopping...
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Antiques

It's kind of flea market for communist curios, antiques, coins and it's just opposite the Al.Nevsky Cathedral.The street stalls are there everyday and you can bargain - but remember the prices are...
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mall of sofia

Mall of Sofia is another large shopping center in the heart of the city. It is comparatively smaller than Serdika Center. Nevertheless it is the most beautiful shopping center in the city and probably...
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Halite

The Neo-Renaissance style Central Market Hall (Tsentralni Hali) was opened in 1911 as an important trade market in the city. On two levels you find nowadays all sorts of food stalls with local...
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NDK

Check the entrance of NDK - if there are colorfull advertisments - maybe you are there on the right time. Several times during every year there are Trade Shows in NDK - the whole building becomes a...
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Billa Supermarket

I had a unique experience while shopping in Sofiya, my first ever till receipt combining both Cyrillic & Roman script. So often have I been frustrated by computer keyboards incapable of dealing...
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Sep 12, 2013

Buying mountain equipment in Bulgaria

Most sport shops in Bulgaria are rather cheap. Please pay attention that there may be no sport shops in some regions at all. A good example is Rodopi. There're several small shops only and although...
DTDR
Sep 28, 2007

Denim Store

Unlike many touristy 'designer' shops this store was not filled with ugly, tacky clothing but stylish and unique designs. 'Designer' clothing for men and women; jeans, t shirts etc as well as...
NoFuture
Jan 03, 2007

stalls and shops

there are literally thousands of shops selling souveniers,gifts,leather goods,jewellry.and at very good prices,handbags for the ladies,belts,wallets,sweaters and t'shirts.don't be afraid to barter. my...
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bankowskiboy
Aug 29, 2006

stores salespeople brandnames food

thus far i;ve come to the conclusion that if the shop is fancy or in a big city, the salespeople are rude...or at least this is the reaction i get...may be i don't look the "shopacholic" type. But...
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zlatiq
Jun 12, 2006

Subway of NDK

Melchior JewelryI knew I had to have it the moment I layed my eyes on it.Still not sure what are the black gems - onyx maybe? The metal is a non allergic thing called melchior over here...Any...
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desert_princess
Jun 11, 2005

Markets

everywhere in the region Northeast FoodMarkets are the best and low-budget, every time fresh vegetables for.... nearly nothing. To get other (good) food partially is difficult by shops.But, they have...
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elgin99
Jan 30, 2005

Clothes shops

Most shops in Varna and along the Black Sea coasts have fantastics fashion . Designer labels are everywhere and at a fraction of the price you would be expected to pay in the UK. Good quality and...
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ettenaj
Nov 05, 2004

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Sofia

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Top Hotels in Bulgaria

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1 Boulevard Bulgaria, PO Box 325, Sofia, 1421, Bulgaria
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30 Bratia Shkorpil St, Varna, Varna, 9000, Bulgaria
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2 Kapitan Raycho St., Plovdiv, Plovdiv, 4000, Bulgaria
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2 Opalchenska str, Velchova Zavera square, Veliko Turnovo, 5000, Bulgaria
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Sunny Beach, Bulgaria, Sunny Beach, Burgas, 8240, Bulgaria
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24, Ivan Vazov Str., Nessebar, Burgas, Bulgaria
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Top Things to Do in Bulgaria

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Aleksander Nevski Cathedral

Well worth a visit to this especially when celebrated liturgy. We were there the day of the Holy Spirit and the experience was unique. From a hundred tourists who come and go watching with...
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Beach

A fantastic and very clean beach, as is the town itself, they do charge 21 lev for 2 sunbeds and a parasol but at around £10, good value for a whole days sunbathing, however be warned do not drink at...
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old plovdiv

The Old Town of Plovdiv is the main reason I wanted to visit this city. It’s an area full of cobbled streets that go up on a steep hill and we felt like we walked on an open air museum, it’s actually...
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Sea Garden - Morska Gradina

It may be a bit of a cliche to say that "the best things in life are free" but it is, in my personal experience, quite often the case. Here in Varna one of my favourite places is the magnificent Sea...
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Sea Park - Morska Gradina

Morska Gradina (Sea Park) is a beautiful green haven that runs behind the beach area. It's very nice to walk along here or take a seat in the shade. There are water fountains to watch and little...
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Hotel Astra

We spent two nights in Koprivshtitsa staying at this humble family little Guesthouse which ranks first on the list of hotels in the village. We did not know what to expect at first but finally it...
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