What to see in Sofia
What to see in Sofia
If you are a traveler, if you like history and you love to travel, we Audio Guide Bulgaria know exactly what you need. No matter how long you will stay in the city, we can make your stay here pleasant and fruitful. Take advantage of our special offer for you. Get to know the city, visit the most interesting and important sights without worrying that time presses you or you will leave your group. Immerse yourself in the history of the city, see the scar she leaves during the years and positively finish yout day with our professional tour.
Here are some of the places we've included in our hiking route:
- "National Theater I. Vazov"
The building is named of the great patriarch of Bulgarian literature Ivan Vazov. This is the first building in Bulgaria built for the needs of the theater. National Theater adorns Bulgarian lev bill of 50.
- Sofia sightseeing "Independence Square"
In 1951, the Council of Ministers in Bulgaria issued an order for the construction of a complex of buildings, according to the needs of the government - Largo. Many of the buildings are affected by the bombing over Sofia during the Second World War. After restoration, in 1989, the symbols of Communism in the Largo decoration were removed, including the red star of the bell tower of the former party house, which was later replaced by the Bulgarian flag. Under the Largo Square there are ancient remains of medieval history of Sofia.
- Ancient basilica Rotunda "St. George"
One of the earliest churches in Europe, functioning since seventeen centuries. According to historians, it was built in time of the Roman empire, commemorating the adoption of Edita for the equality of all religions in the empire by imp. Constantine the Great. The rotunda reveals unique frescoes, the earliest of which date back to the Xth century. Interesting is the fact that one of the first heating systems, the so-called " "Roman Hippocampus", which shows the highest goal for the palace aristocracy in the past.
- Sofia monument Statue of St. Sofia
The statue was set in honor of the third millennium.
It is made of dark granite and gold and has a height of 8.08 m.
Excavated as a bird with open wings, St. Sofia seems to invite us to visit her favorite city.
- Monument to King Samul
The monument was built in 2014 in the celebration of a thousand years of the battle near the village of Klyuch, on the border of Byzantium and Bulgaria under the rule of Tsar Samuil. Tsar Samuil is the last Bulgarian king from the period of First Bulgarian Kingdom, led several decades with Byzantium a stubborn war for the independence of Bulgaria. After his death began the period of Byzantine domination, which lasted until the end of the 12th century
- Russian church "Saint Nicholas"
Built in the style of 17th-century Moscow churches, on the territory of the former Embassy of the Russian Empire. Thirteen years the temple was headed by Father Seraphim, who managed to turn the temple into the center of life in Russian Sofia.