Sofia Sightseeing

Sofia  Sightseeing

Our tour start with the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Built in Neo-Buzantine Style, it serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarh of  Bulgaria and is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the world. National Gallery for Foreign Art is located on St Alexander Nevsky Square. Then is  the National Assembly, and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. In front of the National Assembly raises the monument to the Tsar Liberator.

Then proceeding by the yellow paving – stone  and you can see the Russian Church of Sofia , officially known as the Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker. Тhe National Art Gallery  houses over 50,000 pieces of Bulgarian art.



The tour continues to  Independencesquare, given its name in honour of  Bulgarian independence, announced in  1908, where there are the building of the Presidency, the representative government authority, Council of Ministers – the executive authority and the administrative offices of the National Assembly. The Archaeological Museum is the oldest museum in Bulgaria. Containing over 55,000 monuments and a staggering 1.3 million coins. You can spend an entire day here marvelling at the ancient artefacts which reflect the turbulent history of the country.

The St. George Rotunda hidden away in a courtyard behind the Sheraton Hotel. Built by the Romans in the fourth century but much changed since, it’s justly famous for the twelfth- to fourteenth-century frescoes inside the central dome. It’s a powerful ensemble, with an all-powerful Christ looking on successive circles of white-bearded disciples and holy men. Painted over during the Ottoman period (when the building was used as a mosque). Admission: free, but donations appreciated.

Sveta Paraskeva church „St. Petka” erected probably in the end of 14 and at  the beginning of 15 century A.C.

St Nedelya Church is a  Eastarn Orthodox church in Sofia. It was probably built in the 10th century and had stone foundations. This is the most ancient relic of the town, built in the highest point in the city  and renowned the city all over the Romanian empire.

Vitosha boulevard, one of the most busy trade arteries in Sofia. Proceeding along the  Vitosha boulevard you can see the National Palace of Culture where significant economic, political and cultural forums take places.

The Earth and Man National Museum.Unique mineralogical museum keeping more than 20 000 samples collected all over the world. The museum is created on the basis of donations – over 70% from exhibits have been donated by companies and private persons.

City Center Sofia is the new shopping mall with restaurants, cinemas, coffee bar ecc.. The shopping centre includes over 80 retail outlets selling

The “Ariana” lake and the Boris garden are  a favorite place of recreation for the inhabitants of Sofia.

he National Library became a state culture institution with national importance according to the Law of preservation and development of culture