National Museum of Natural History
Sveti Nikolai Russian Church
This beautiful church, with its glittering mosaic exterior and golden domes, was completed in 1914 for Sofia’s Russian community, and...
Originally built as the headquarters of the Ottoman police force, it was here that Bulgaria’s national hero, Vasil Levski, was tried and...
Displays on regional costumes, crafts and folklore are spread over two floors of the palace, and many of the rooms, with their marble...
Home of the excellent Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra.
Beside the imposing Ivan Vazov National Theatre, this summer-only pavement cafe is a pleasant spot for drinks and cakes.
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You can almost sense the ghosts of generations of school parties dutifully trooping through the musty halls of Bulgaria's oldest museum, founded in 1889. Rocks, minerals, stuffed birds and animals and mounted insects are on display.