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10 Places That you Can’t Miss Out in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Updated: Jul 25, 2023

Probably there’s few cities in the world with as much variety and history as Sofia, in the beautiful country of Bulgaria, on eastern Europe.

With a rental car office conveniently located in this historic city, Economy Rent a Car is your trusted partner in Sofia, Bulgaria. Allow us to enhance your experience by sharing our curated list of 10 must-visit places that you simply cannot afford to miss. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Sofia's rich history and captivating attractions. Let us be your guide as you explore the very best this enchanting city has to offer.

1. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

This building is an orthodox church of 19th century with a neo-byzantine style. Its name is thanks to the russian saint Alexander Nevsky. A must in your visit to Sofia.

2. Boyana Church

It’s one of the three sites declared World Heritage by the UNEDSCO in Sofia. Built in three stages: the first one  in the 10th century, the second one on the 13th century and the last one on the 19th century. It´s one of the structures that preserve in a most complete way monuments and medieval art of eastern Europe.

3. Alexander Nevsky Cryptic Icon Museum

This building was originally a resting place for Bulgarian kings. The cathedral’ basement was converted in a museum on the 1960’s. It has the greatest collection on orthodox icons in all Europe.

4. Man and Earth Natural Museum

If you love Geology this museum must be a mandatory stop in your journey. It has one of the largest minerals collection in the world.

5. Socialist Art Museum

This museum has two important pieces of bulgarian socialist art: The big red star that was located on the Socialist Party Building and the giant Vladimir Lenin statue that was located on the Independence Square.

6. National Art Gallery

The city posses many art galleries, but only one is located in the former Royal Palace. Their collection has over 5000 pieces of bulgarian art. It’s an excellent option to learn the identity of this country through the art during its history.

7. Alexander Nevsky Antiques Market

Indulge in the Delights of the Alexander Nevsky Antiques Market, nestled near the cathedral. Immerse yourself in a world of exquisite local craftsmanship and discover one-of-a-kind souvenirs along with captivating antiques that hold timeless stories. Don't miss the opportunity to explore this vibrant marketplace and bring home cherished mementos of your visit to Sofia.

8. Boulevard Vitosha

Experience the Vibrant Heartbeat of Sofia at Its Main Street, the largest pedestrian boulevard in the city. Indulge in a delightful afternoon as you explore the multitude of charming coffee shops and restaurants lining this bustling thoroughfare. Immerse yourself in the lively ambiance, savor delectable cuisine, and relish the joy of a leisurely stroll along this iconic street.

9. Arena di Serdica

At Sofia it's quite common that every time a new construction begins they will find ruins of the ancient roman empire. This happens during the construction of the Arena di Serdica, where they found a roman arena. Visitors can observe this ancient constructions preserved under plexiglass.

10. Ivan Vazov National Theathre

This beautiful building is one the jewels of the city. It decoration is something unique both in Bulgary as in Europe. Despite a rebuild after the World War II retains it’s looks its original integrity.

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