Sofia is the capital and the largest city in Bulgaria with a population of about 1,300,000 people. The earliest name of the city is Serdonpolis, called by the Thracians who inhabited this area in Antiquity. Later Roman Emperor Trajan called it Ulpia Serdika. In the 9th century, when he joined Bulgaria, he was given the name Sredets given by the Slavs. In the 14th century, the city was also mentioned as Sofia, on behalf of the cathedral church “Saint Sofia”, which is situated on a hill near the eastern wall of the city. From every era through which the city passed, there are historical sights left .
This tour passes through main landmarks in the central part of the city – churches, museums and antique buildings with walking, lunch in a traditional Bulgarian restaurant. By car -the main places on the outskirts of the city – Historical Museums, Boyana Church. During the time of visiting Vitosha Mountain, the Dragalevtsi Monastery is pass.
Cathedral Aleksander Nevski
Completed in 1912 in honor of the Russian victims of the War of Liberation of Bulgaria in 1877-78. The Golden Domes, this is the best architecture in the Balkans.
The sleeping volcano over Sofia
Trip duration: 09:00 h. – 19:00 h.
|1st January to 31st December|
|Monday||09.00 - 19.00|
|Tuesday||09.00 - 19.00|
|Wednesday||09.00 - 19.00|
|Thursday||09.00 - 19.00|
|Friday||09.00 - 19.00|
|Saturday||09.00 - 19.00|
|Sunday||09.00 - 19.00|
|Last Admission||At least 24h before leaving