This domineering Stalinist monolith, built in 1953, was once the headquarters of the Bulgarian Communist Party. It is now used as...
Housed in a former mosque built in 1496, this museum displays a wealth of Thracian, Roman and medieval artefacts. Highlights include a...
Sveti Georgi Rotunda
Built in the 4th century AD, this tiny red brick church is Sofia's oldest preserved building. The murals inside were painted between the...
Very hip, very trendy and very crowded, this Buddha-bedecked drinking spot also serves food, and has a nightly disco from around 9pm.
Discreetly located in the courtyard at the back of the Tsum Retail Centre, this Italian restaurant has become a popular spot for...
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President's Building information
The Bulgarian president’s office isn't open to the public, but the changing of the guard ceremony (on the hour) is a spectacle not to be missed; for the full ceremony, replete with music, weapons and all manners of pomp, be there on the first Wednesday of the month at noon.