Exploring Sofia

Whether you are visiting for a business event or a leisure trip,
you will find plenty to see and do in the capital of Bulgaria.

Aleksander Nevski Cathedral

Aleksander Nevski Cathedral

One of the symbols of Sofia and Bulgaria, this magnificent Orthodox cathedral was built between 1882 and 1912 in memory of the Bulgarian soldiers who died in the Russo-Turkish War. The cathedral boasts a stunning neo-Byzantine architecture, with golden domes, mosaics, and frescoes. You can admire the exterior and the interior of the cathedral, and visit the crypt museum, which displays a collection of religious art and icons.

Vitosha Boulevard

Vitosha Boulevard

If you are looking for some shopping and entertainment, you can head to Vitosha Boulevard, the main commercial street of Sofia. Here you can find a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, and bars, where you can buy souvenirs, taste local cuisine, or enjoy a drink. You can also admire the view of the Vitosha mountain, which is a popular destination for hiking and skiing. Vitosha Boulevard is a pedestrian zone, so you can stroll along the street and soak up the atmosphere of the city.

Ancient Serdica Complex

Ancient Serdica Complex

If you are interested in the ancient history of Sofia, you should not miss the Ancient Serdica Complex, which is located in the heart of the city. This archaeological site reveals the remains of the Roman city of Serdica, which was founded in the 1st century AD and later became the favorite city of Emperor Constantine the Great. You can walk among the ruins of streets, buildings, baths, and churches, and learn more about the history and culture of Serdica from the information boards and the multimedia center.

Museum of illusions

Museum of illusions

If you are looking for some fun and entertainment, you can visit the Museum of Illusions, which is located in the city center. This museum offers a variety of illusions, optical tricks, and interactive exhibits that will challenge your perception and make you laugh. You can take photos with the upside-down room, the vortex tunnel, the Ames room, and many more. You can also learn about the science and psychology behind the illusions, and have a memorable experience.

Boyana Church

Boyana Church

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this small medieval church is located at the foot of the Vitosha mountain, about 8 km from the city center. The church is famous for its 13th-century frescoes, which are considered some of the finest examples of Bulgarian medieval art. The frescoes depict scenes from the Bible, the lives of saints, and portraits of the church's patrons. The church is open for visitors, but you need to book a ticket in advance and respect the time limit of 10 minutes inside.

Vitosha Mountain

Vitosha Mountain

If you have more time and energy, you can explore the Vitosha mountain, which is the oldest nature park on the Balkan Peninsula. The mountain offers a variety of trails for hiking, biking, and skiing, depending on the season and your preference. You can enjoy the diverse flora and fauna, the stunning views of Sofia and the surrounding regions, and the fresh mountain air. Vitosha mountain is a great place to relax, recharge, and reconnect with nature.

Venue

Natonal Palace of Culture
Sofia, Bulgaria

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