Vitosha Blvd and Alabin St Shopping (Self Guided), Sofia

Embark on many happy hours of fashion shopping on Vitosha Boulevard and Alabin Street, Sofia's two main shopping streets. Search for fashion inspiration in the generous collection of local fashion outlets and boutique shops as well as the stores of big name international labels. Among them are Boss, Emporio Armani and Versace. See the latest looks from the fashion runways of the world and experiment with bold new creations.

If you are shopping in Vitosha Boulevard's nearly 200 retail outlets, make sure there is lots of room on your credit card, because it has been ranked as the 59th most expensive shopping street in the world. The thoroughfare winds its way through the center of Sofia and also features bars and restaurants. It is a popular tourist spot even for those who don't plan to fill up their shopping bags with some great new purchases.

Take a break from your shopping or browsing trip and sit in a cozy café watching the world go by. When it's time to eat, you will be spoiled by lots of good food choices. There are international eateries in addition to those selling traditional Bulgarian fare. Pop into an Irish pub, tuck into a delicious lasagna in an Italian restaurant or check out the specials of the day in a Chinese fast food outlet.
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Vitosha Blvd and Alabin St Shopping Map

Guide Name: Vitosha Blvd and Alabin St Shopping
Guide Location: Bulgaria » Sofia
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
Author: Linda

Walking Tours in Sofia, Bulgaria

Create Your Own Walk in Sofia

Create Your Own Walk in Sofia

Creating your own self-guided walk in Sofia is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Sofia Landmarks Walking Tour

Sofia Landmarks Walking Tour

As the capital of a former communist country, Sofia has a number of imposing monuments and landmarks that recall the long history of Bulgaria. Make sure that you will take this self guided walking tour to visit some of the most amazing and important attractions in Sofia.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Sofia Introduction Walking Tour

Sofia Introduction Walking Tour

Sofia is considered one of Europe's oldest cities, with a history going back more than 7,000 years. It's also Bulgaria's cultural, economic, and educational epicenter. This fascinating city is rich in historical and architectural sights as well as many other attractions. Take this walk to visit the biggest and best attractions in Sofia.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Levski Boulevard Walking Tour

Levski Boulevard Walking Tour

Levski Boulevard is the main street of Sofia, and is notable for its many landmarks and monuments. The street took its name from Vasil Levski, a national hero in Bulgaria. Take our tour to explore the top sights of Levski Boulevard.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Souvenir Shopping

Souvenir Shopping

It would be a pity to leave Sofia without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Sofia, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
Borisova Garden Walk

Borisova Garden Walk

Borisova Gardina is the oldest and most famous park in Sofia. Established in 1884, the park was named after Bulgarian Tsar Boris III. Take our tour to explore the sights within the garden and find out more about this top Bulgarian landmark.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
Historical Religious Buildings Walking Tour

Historical Religious Buildings Walking Tour

A predominantly Orthodox Christian city, Sofia has plenty of great churches and cathedrals from this tradition. But as well as Orthodox religious buildings, the city also has mosques and temples from other faiths. Take our tour to get a sense of the spiritual life of Bulgaria's capital.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles

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