Sofia shopping

Wine in Sofia

Vino Orenda

Small, knowledgeable wine shop offering products from a variety of independent producers around the country. The engaging owner is more than happy to guide you through your options.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Sofia

Centre of Folk Arts & Crafts

Typical Bulgarian souvenirs such as hand-woven rugs, pottery, silver jewellery, woodcarvings and CDs of Bulgarian music are available in this crowded shop, though prices are rather high. There's another branch insid…
Market in Sofia

Central Hali Market

This elegant market hall, opened in 1911, has three floors of shops and cafes. Stalls on the ground floor sell fruit, vegetables, pastries, wine and cheese. Upstairs there’s a cheap food court and more shops. The ce…
Market in Sofia

Ladies’ Market

Stretching several blocks between ul Ekzarh Yosif and bul Slivnitsa, this is Sofia’s biggest market for fresh produce, meats, fish, cheeses and spices, with lots of Turkish items tossed into the mix. It's a great sp…
Shopping Centre in Sofia

Tsum Retail Centre

The monumental former state department store, built in 1956, is now a confusing warren of stalls selling clothing, jewellery, perfume and candles. It's eerily quiet, often seeming to have more staff than customers, …
Cosmetics in Sofia

Rose of Bulgaria

This small boutique on bul Vitosha sells a range of locally made, rose-scented beauty products, including rosewater, perfume, colognes, soaps and shampoos.
Clothing in Sofia

Mirella Bratova

Stylish women's fashions designed by Sofia couturier Mirella Bratova are on display at this little shop, including knitwear, jewellery and accessories.
Books in Sofia

Orange Book Center

A popular bookstore chain right in the city centre, with several floors. It sells gifts, toys, music CDs and various book titles in Bulgarian, English and a number of other languages. There's also a cozy cafe.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Sofia

Souvenir Stalls

A small band of souvenir sellers, hawking jewellery, junk, antiques, icons, paintings and the like, set up shop daily to meet the tour buses in the park in front of the Aleksander Nevski Cathedral.
Shopping Centre in Sofia

Mall of Sofia

Sofia's first shopping centre, filled with international brand-name stores and coffee bars. There’s a big supermarket in the basement, and a cinema, IMAX screen and a food court on the top floor.