Things to do in Sofia

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    Rila Monastery

    Rila Monastery

    Ranked #1 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.429 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Church
    Popular withHistoryBackpackersArtsy

    A 2 hour drive from Sofia. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Rila Monastery was founded in the 10th century by St John of Rila, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox ...

  • 2
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

    Ranked #2 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.728 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual

    You can't miss this Cathedral (which also has the same name as the Cathedral in Tallin) if you are visiting Sofia. I think this was one of the few historical ...

  • 3
    Ivan Vazov National Theatre

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre

    Ranked #3 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.317 reviews
    Performing Arts, Theater, Indie or Off Broadway Theater
    Popular withArtsyHistoryNightlife

    This theatre is located close to the city gardens.It is also the oldest theatre in Bulgaria.

  • 4
    National Historical Museum

    National Historical Museum

    Ranked #4 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.914 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyStudents

    You might make a bad pun and say this place is full of 'golden oldies'. It's packed with Thracian gold, actually. And much more of a historic and archaeological bent. ...

  • 5
    Boyana Church

    Boyana Church

    Ranked #5 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.218 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    Great place

  • 6
    Vitosha Boulevard

    Vitosha Boulevard

    Ranked #6 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.511 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping Center, Neighborhood
    Popular withFamiliesBackpackersFoodies

    Vitosha Boulevard is the main pedestrian street full of shops and restaurants. On a sunny day sit outside in the cafes and people watch. There is a mix of everything ...

  • 7
    Borisova Gradina

    Borisova Gradina

    Ranked #7 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.410 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withGreenFamiliesOutdoorsy

    it's very nice for a walk with friends :)

  • 8
    Culture Park

    Culture Park

    Ranked #8 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.210 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withArtsyHistory

    Lovely park in front of the National Palace of Culture. Lot's of fountains and it seems to be a meeting point for the local youth. Wonderful to stroll through in ...

  • 9
    The Mall

    The Mall

    Ranked #9 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.19 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withStudentsFoodies

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    Free Sofia Tour

    Free Sofia Tour

    Ranked #10 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.512 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Guided Tour
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    This tour lasted a couple of hours and went across the city centre. I learnt a lot of new things about Sofia and it's history. My guide also spoke great ...

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