Our country boasts many cultural landmarks that attract many tourists every year. Some of these landmarks are from antiquity, others from more recent times.
You can enjoy many beautiful destinations in the city of Sofia, various works of art, impressive museum exhibits.
If you are starting your journey, be sure to visit:
The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is the second largest cathedral on the Balkans, with a height of about 53m is one of the most valuable cultural and historical landmarks in the country.
The spirit of old Sofia is preserved in the churches “St. George”, “St. Sofia”, “St. Petka”, “St. Seventy”, “St. Paraskeva”, “Boyana Church” with its unique frescoes;
The Church “St. Sunday.”
National Palace of Culture
The National Library “St. Cyril and Methodius”
Sofia University “St. Clement Ohridski”
Russian Church “St. Nicholas the Wonderworker”
The spirit of antiquity is found in the remains of the Serdika fortress, exposed in the underpass between the Presidency and the Council of Ministers, in the centre of Independence Square, also known as the Largo;
National Art Gallery
National Gallery “Square 500” – known as the Bulgarian Louvre, over 42 thousand works are exhibited there.
The National Theatre “Ivan Vazov”
Central Sofia Halls and Central Mineral Baths
National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria
The National History Museum, the Natural History Museum, the National Museum Earth and People, the National Ethnographic Museum, the Museum of Socialist Art, the National Polytechnic Museum, the National Archaeological Institute and Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the National Military History Museum,;
Other destinations in Sofia:
Here you can see the houses-museum of Ivan Vazov, Peyo Yavorov, Pencho and Petko Slaveykovi
Botanical Garden at BAS
Muzeiko – children’s educational centre
Vrana Park Museum
An interesting view are the Lions and Eagles Bridges, Sofia and many buildings in the city center, which preserved the architectural imprint of old Sofia, Sofia Blvd. Vitosha, with its coquettish restaurants, the Borisova Garden, the crowded Sofia malls, among which stands out Paradise Center, Mall of Sofia, Sofia Ring Mall, cool parks and gardens;
Numerous monuments including the monument of Tsar Samuil, the monument of the Apostle of Freedom – Vasil Levski, the monument of the Unknown Soldier, the monument of Tsar Liberator, the monument of the Soviet Army and the Russian monument,
Statue of St. Sophia – During the People’s Republic of Bulgaria in place of this statue there was a monument to Lenin, which was removed in 1990;
In the central part of the city is located the square “Prince Alexander I Battenberg” where the royal palace used to be, and now the National Art Gallery and the Ethnographic Museum.
Vitosha Nature Park, lures with its hiking trails, huts and shelters, mountain lovers, its Black Peak (2290m) is the most visited Bulgarian peak. Do not miss to see the famous stone rivers and the longest cave in Bulgaria “Duhlata”.
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