The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Sofia Part 1

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Sofia Part 1, Sofia, Bulgaria (B)

As the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia is a dynamic Eastern European city. It blends together unique Bulgarian culture with influences from other parts of the continent. Moreover, with the incredible Vitosha Mountain just outside the city – in fact, it’s so close you can take a gondola to it – there’s more than just city exploring to be done here.

This is the first part of our 2-part ultimate guide to exploring Sofia and takes up the first and second day of a total 4-day trip we had planned. For those looking for what to do in Sofia, here’s what we recommend.

Walk: Walking is certainly an option here, especially if you’re just going to be spending time in a small area. However, if you’re going to head out further afield, then it might be a good idea to try something a little bit faster.

Public Transport: Public transport is defiantly faster. It also happens to have a lot of different options. Sofia is served with buses, trams, and even a subway system. It really depends on where you want to go for which one is best. We recommend getting on the subway if it’s possible and you’re near one, otherwise, just keep your eye out for a bus stop. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Featured in This Article

Guide Name: The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Sofia Part 1
Guide Location: Bulgaria » Sofia
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Cezary Krol
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Church in St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Restaurant Gradina Hotel Niky
  • St Nedelya Church
  • Boyana Church
  • The National Theatre
  • Sofia’s Puppet Theatre
  • Salted Cafe Sofia
  • Adi’s Cook and Book

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