Sofia City Garden
Sofia Bike Tour
Discover Sofia on two wheels, on free one-hour tours led by English-speaking guides, departing from the front of the Ivan Vazov National...
Sofia City Art Gallery
This chunky building at the southern end of the City Garden is now an art gallery, staging rotating exhibitions of mostly contemporary...
Housed in a former mosque, built in 1496, this museum displays a wealth of Thracian, Roman and medieval artefacts. Highlights include a...
Ivan Vazov National Theatre
One of Sofia's most elegant buildings, the Viennese-style National Theatre opened in 1907, and is the city's main stage for Bulgarian...
Beside the imposing Ivan Vazov National Theatre, this summer-only pavement cafe is a pleasant spot for drinks and cakes.
Sofia City Garden information
Lonely Planet review
Favoured by Sofia's chess-playing pensioners, this little park is a pleasing piece of greenery in the city centre. Until its sudden and unceremonious demolition in 1999, the mausoleum of Bulgaria’s first communist ruler, Georgi Dimitrov, squatted at the northern end of the park facing the Royal Palace.