Vitosha Blvd and Alabin St Shopping, Sofia

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
Vitosha Boulevard

1) Vitosha Boulevard

Vitosha Boulevard

2) Vitosha Boulevard

Vitosha Boulevard

3) Vitosha Boulevard

Vitosha Boulevard

4) Vitosha Boulevard

Vitosha Boulevard

5) Vitosha Boulevard

45 Vitosha Boulevard

6) 45 Vitosha Boulevard

Vitosha Boulevard, Les Fleures Hotel

7) Vitosha Boulevard, Les Fleures Hotel

Vitosha Boulevard, Sofia Court House

9) Vitosha Boulevard, Sofia Court House

Vitosha Boulevard corner with Alabin Street

10) Vitosha Boulevard corner with Alabin Street

Vitosha Boulevard

11) Vitosha Boulevard

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