Banya Bashi Mosque
Sofia’s only working mosque was built in 1576. It’s certainly an eye-catching edifice and the red-brick minaret makes a convenient...
The Mineral Baths – also known as the Turkish Baths – was completed in 1913. Its elegant striped facade and ceramic decorations recall...
Erected in 2001 on the site where a gigantic statue of Lenin once stood, this 24m-high monument was created as a new civic symbol for...
Dom Na Kinoto
Shows a varied program of Bulgarian-language, independent and vintage foreign films.
With a separate entrance at the side of the Tsum Retail Centre, this is the most central branch of the nationwide supermarket chain,...
Sofia Synagogue information
Lonely Planet review
Sofia’s Moorish-style synagogue was designed by Austrian architect Friedrich Gruenanger, and was consecrated in 1909. Built to accommodate up to 1170 worshippers, it is the second-largest Sephardic synagogue in Europe, and its 2250kg brass chandelier is the biggest in Bulgaria.