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Sofia

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Sofia could be likened to a Sleeping Beauty rousing from her slumbers, reawakening to share her charm with the rest of the world. With relics from Roman times to the Soviet era, a vibrant cultural and entertainment scene, and the breath-taking surroundings of the Plana Zavala Mountain range, Sofia is ready to reclaim her rightful place as one of the leading lights on the European sky.
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Do and see
The central downtown district is where you will find the major sights of Sofia’s long history, ranging from Roman, Byzantine, 20th century and Neoclassical Stalinist architecture. This is also the cities business and commercial heart, where the major shopping avenues and entertainment areas are located.
Aleksandar Nevski Memorial Church
This is the most popular tourist attraction in Sofia. This beautiful orthodox cathedral was built in 1912 and it took 30 years to complete. The cathedral was created in honor for the Russians soldiers that died in the Russo Turkish war and holds up to 10,000 people.
Russian Church of St Nicholas
This gorgeous Russian Orthodox church is located in the central Sofia. It was built by Russia after the liberation of Bulgaria and considered the official church of the Russian Embassy. The grave of Saint Archbishop Seraphim is located under the main floor and still many people visit his grave, leaving notes with wishes and prayers.
Rotunda of St George
This is the oldest preserved building in the city and is declared a UNESCO World Heritage. The beautiful cupola holds a fourteenth-century portrait of Christ, surrounded by four angels.
National History Museum
At the National History Museum you can find a great selection of art and archaeological finds. This is a must-see for anyone interested in Bulgarian history.
Ethnographical Museum
Here you can view excellent displays of folk art and crafts. The museum has several different collections such as clothes, copper objects, woodcarving, ceramics, foreign art and much more.
Sofia Art Gallery
The Sofia Art Gallery holds an excellent collection of Bulgarian art. The collections include both past masters and contemporary artists.
Boyana Church
Boyana Church is a medieval church is a UNESCO heritage site due to its renaissance style frescoes. In the church you can see 89 scenes with 240 human images.
Mount Vitosha
If you want to escape the pace of the city you can go to Mount Vitosha. Here you can enjoy a hike through the forested slopes or rocky peaks.
Information
Sofia International Airport
Sofia International Airport is located 10 kilometres from Sofia. There are shuttles running between the two terminals every 30 minutes. There are two bus lines, 84 and 384, that run between Sofia Airport and they city centre. The journey takes approximately 20 minutes and tickets can be bought in the newspaper kiosks. Taxis and car rental companies are represented at the airport.
Public Transport
Sofia has a network of public transport options that will enable the visitor to easily get around the city and its surrounding suburbs. The most convenient way to travel from one point to another in Sofia metro.
Taxi
There are a dozen of big taxi companies operating in Sofia. You can call and order a taxi or hail one down the street. OK Supertrans:
Post
Mailboxes in Sofia are yellow. Main Post Office:
Pharmacy
You can easily find a pharmacy in Sofia. Ask you hotel for assistance if you need help finding one. You can normally find everything from medicine and cosmetics to food and other products. Pharmacies Adonis:
Telephone
Country Code: +359 Area code: 02
Electricity
220 volts
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