Tour of Sofia (Bulgaria) OPTIONAL

Tour of Sofia (Bulgaria)


Sofia Downtown Walking Tour

Visits of the Bulgarian Orthodox Cathedral (1912) dedicated to Sveti Alexander Nevsky and the Gallery of Old Christian Art in the Crypt, Sveta Sofia Church (6 th century) and the Church Underground Museum, the Eastern Gate of Roman Serdica (2nd century AD). While walking the group will pass by the National Assembly (1880s), the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1869), Sofia University (1888), the National Gallery of Foreign Arts, the Tsar Osvoboditel Boulevard famous for the yellow brick pavements, the Old Royal Palace (1879) housing nowadays the National Art Gallery, the National Theater (1904), the Russian Orthodox church, the Central City Garden, the Governmental square, Sveti Georgi Rotunda (300s AD), Sveta Nedelya Church (1930), the Ottoman Banya Bashi Mosque (1576), the Sofia Synagogue (1909), Sofia City Museum and Central Baths (1913), Sofia Central Market Hall (1911), remains of the Roman Amphitheater of Serdica as well as the National Archaeological Museum.

The tour of Sofia Downtown Walking Tour is available in August, 2017 for participants in:   

This is an optional excursion and is not covered by the admission fee except for participants in the BHF-IFR Program for the Balkans.

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