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 There you can see some of the out-of-date arms made during the Cold war in the USSR and Bulgaria.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

Using the tram in Sofia is good fun. We just entered at the front and bought our ticket from the driver. Tickets cost 1 lev. After buying a ticket you must hole punch it in the little orange hole...
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Buses To Bucharest

Quite often the question of how to get from Bulgaria to Bucharest by public transport is asked on the Travel Forum here on VT. There seems to be very little information online on how to do so and...
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Public Transport

From Sofia go by tram 5 to Ovcha Kupel bus station (don´t forget to by the ticket befor, only some drivers sell tickets). There is a bus to the Monastery at 10.20 (Lv 10.- in september 08) taking...
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Sofia Airport

Sofia International Airport is the largest in Bulgaria. It is located approximately 10 kilometres east of the city center. Sofia International Airport has only two terminals. Terminal 1 was...
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trains

Although it is fast, clean and nice, there are limited routes. 1.00 leva is quite cheap to get to the city centre, but with 4 leva you can get a taxi as well, if you stay close to the city...
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Rail

If you use couchette in the train be very carefull you are in the right train. I had a ticket Sofia to Varna, went to the conductor of the train/car witch i thought was the correct one, who said...
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busses

Sightseeing bus leaving daily at 10 am, 12 am just behind Alexander Nevski main Cathedral The price was around 25 Euro and includes a 2 hours tour guide who presents the information about the...
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Metro in Sofia

Metro network is quite new in the city of Sofia. It was actually planned as early as in 1960s but construction started only in 1990s. Line 1 (red) opened to the public in 1998 with 23 metro stations....
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taxis

Sofia is a relatively small city so far as European capitals go and all the main sights, hotels and attractions are clustered around the central area. This makes the city easily walkable and so about...
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air transport

The airport is about 10km from the city centre and has two terminals. On arrival immigration & baggage reclaim were pretty quick, there's a currency exchange in the baggage reclaim area. To get...
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subway

The metro is new, fast and convenient. The stations are large and the trains regular. There are two lines at present (June 2013). Generally trains are every 8 minutes, but every 4 minutes on line 1...
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rent a car

Autorental Bulgaria is a small rent a car company with very friendly stuff, very good cars, affordable prices. I rented a car and went to Greece - no problems and the car was very economical! If you...
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streets and roads

1 thing Sofiya has gotten right, that so many other cities, especially in my country, have gotten so wrong, is centralising it's public transportation. Long-distance coach, local bus, train, &...
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Traffic

The means of travelling around the city really depends on what you came for. If you've come to see the monuments, I suggest you simply walk around the downtown area. Distances are not that big. When...
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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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