Visit the top attractions of Sofia
Sofia has many attractions that you must see and that you should include in your trip if you want to experience the incredibly enchanting atmosphere of the city.
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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
It is a stunning 19th century orthodox cathedral, built in neo-Byzantine style. It was named after the Russian saint Alexander Nevsky in honor of Russia's assistance in the liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Empire. It is worth making a stop from this magnificent cathedral in the heart of the city.
The National Palace of Culture
It was founded in 1981 as part of Bulgaria's 1300th birthday party. The building and the gardens now function as an interesting example of the socialist architecture of the past, with the elegant and minimalist aesthetics, the hard geometric lines and the imposing size that contribute to its historical artistic significance.
The Museum of Socialist Art
It was created in the socialist period of Bulgaria, presenting works by some of the most remarkable painters and sculptors of the time. The Museum of Socialist Art contains a number of fascinating exhibits, including the red star that once adorned the Socialist Party headquarters in Sofia.
Vitosa Mountain is only 10 km away from Sofia, it is suitable for skiing and trekking in summer. On the mountain you can visit two protected areas Bistrishko Branishte and Torfeno Branishte. The highest peak of the mountain is Cherni Vruh (2290 m).
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Αctivities in Sofia
Sofia has many wonderful places around it that will tempt you to make at least one day trip to discover them.
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