Useful Information

  Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria and one of the oldest capitals in Europe. The city combines the past and present. Historic landmarks include the Boyana church of the tenth century (one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site), the largest Orthodox cathedral on the Balkans - the cathedral "St. Alexander Nevski", the Rotonda of "St. George", the early Byzantine church of "St. Sofia", The Banya Bashi mosque and the Sofia synagogue, the amphitheater of the ancient city of III - IV in - only in the Balkans and only 10 meters smaller than the Colosseum in Rome. Besides its rich history, and Sofia is the major business, educational and cultural center of Bulgaria. Here is the National Palace of Culture (NDK) - the largest cultural and congress center in southeastern Europe. There are 16 universities, including the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", founded in 1888

 

 

Boyana Church
Street "Boyansko ezero" 1-3 
tel +359 959 09 39 
Open for visitors: 09:30 - 17:30

 

 

Memorial Church "Alexander Nevski" 
Square "Alexander Nevski" 
tel 
+359 988-17-04, +359 981-57-75 

Open for visitors: 07:00 h - 19:00 h

 

 

Rotonda "Sveti Georgi"
Square "Sveta Nedelya" 
Open for visitors: 09:00 - 17:00

 

 

Sofia Synagogue 
Street "Exarch Joseph" 
tel +359 983 12 73 
Open for visitors: 09:00 - 17:00 
Saturday: 09:00 - 13:00 
Sunday: day off

 

 

National Museum of  History
square Boyana, "Vitoshko lale" 16 
Tel. 
+359 955 76 04 

Open for visitors: 09:30 h - 15:30 h

 

National Museum "Zemyata i horata"
boulevard "Cherni Vrah" 4 
Tel. 
+359 865 66 39 

Open for visitors: 10:00 - 18:00

 

Etonographic Museum
Square "Alexander Battenberg" 
Tel. 
+359 987 41 91 

Open for visitors: 10:00 - 18:00

 

National Museum of Military History

Street "Cherkovna" 92 
Tel. +359 946 18 05 
Open for visitors: 09:00 - 17:00

 

National Archaeological Museum
Street "Saborna" 2 
Tel. +359 988 24 06 
Open for visitors: 10:00 - 18:00

 

Sofia City Art Gallery
Street "Gurko" 1 
Tel. 
+359 987 21 81 

Open for visitors: 10:00 - 18:00

 

National Art Gallery
Square "Alexander Battenberg" 
Tel. 
+359 980 33 25 

Open for visitors: 10:00 - 18:00

 

National Gallery for Foreign Art
Square "Alexander Nevski" 1 
Tel. 
+359 988 49 22 

Open for visitors: 11:00 am - 18:00 pm

 

Icon Gallery
crypt of the temple-monument "Alexander Nevski" 
Square "Alexander Nevski" 

Open for visitors: 10:00 - 18:00

Location: Western Bulgaria 
Population: 2,000,000 residents 
Religion: 95% Orthodox, 5% Muslims, Jews and others. 
Timezone: GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October) 
Electricity: 220 V , 50 Hz; double plug 
average January temperature: - 2° C (28.5° F) 

Average July temperature: 22° C (71.5° F) 

Average precipitation: 645 mm (25.4 inches)



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