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Sofia Destination Guide

Explore Sofia in Bulgaria! Sofia in the region of Sofia-Capital with it's 1,152,556 habitants is a place in Bulgaria and is the capital of this country.

Considering your budget, these more prominent locations could be interesting to check as well: Timişoara, Bucharest, Vratsa, Vladaya, Sofia or Novi Sad. When in this area, you might want to check out Vrubnitsa, Orlandovtsi, Obradovtsi, Nadezhda, Moderno Predgradie and Benkovski as well. Map of the area of Sofia in Bulgaria

Local Time

Local time in Sofia is now 04:33 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Sofia" with an UTC offset of 3 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 14°C / 57 °F
Evening 13°C / 55 °F
Night 9°C / 48 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 934.8 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Light rain
15°C / 59 °F Light rain

Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 6°C (42 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Broken clouds, calm.
Broken clouds Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 10°C (51 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)

Video Collection

Speciale Sofia 2014 - 3^ Puntata

Intervista a Vanessa Ferrari e al Direttore Tecnico Nazionale della Sezione di Ginnastica Artistica Femminile al termine del Concorso di Qualificazione Senior. Le impressioni a caldo raccolte

45:35 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: May 16, 2014 by Federazione Ginnastica d'Italia

Sofia Bulgaria Wikipedia travel guide v...

Create your own video on http://studio.stupeflix.com ! The Neo-Renaissance National Assembly of Bulgaria edifice in central Sofia. Sofia has been a centre of Christianity since the times of

19:06 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: March 17, 2010 by wikistupeflixtravel


2012 Aerobic Worlds SOFIA - Individual W...

FIG Official - 12th Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships - SOFIA (BUL), June 1 - 3, 2012 Following the victory of countryman Ivan Pajero in the Individual Men's competition, Spain's Sara

47:38 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: June 24, 2014 by FIG Channel

2013 Trampoline Worlds - SOFIA BUL - Wo...

FIG Official - 29th Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships - SOFIA (BUL), November 8 - 10, 2013 In an exciting final, London 2012 Olympic champions Dong Dong (CHN) and Rosie MacLennan

00:41 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: April 24, 2014 by FIG Channel


ABA - Levski Sofia - Partizan first quar...

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21:54 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: November 16, 2014 by sectorbvideo

! !-GTA Sofia Gameplay

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24:29 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: August 08, 2013 by BGMadness


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Photo Collection

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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Sofia during the next days, weeks and months.

22
Sep
2017

Lost In Eternity- Rejuvenation- 40 Days Later- Diamonds Are Forever- Last Remains- Morrum- Feast Of Insanity

Starts: 06:30 pm (18:30)
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24
Sep
2017

Circus Variety Show / Mini Art Fest 7 / T1 DJ Set - 23 June 2017

Starts: no exact time
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BULGARIA'S SOFIA PHILHARMONIC THE SYMPHONIC POEM “

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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25
Sep
2017

Курс обучение - “КАК ДА УПРАВЛЯВАМ ЕМОЦИИТЕ СИ ЧРЕЗ НЛП?”

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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Kaba Gaida (bagpipes) Jam Session. Free Lesson For Beginners

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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26
Sep
2017

Kaba Gaida (bagpipes) Jam Session. Free Lesson For Beginners

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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27
Sep
2017

Курс "Отслабване чрез Хипноза в група"

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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Kaba Gaida (bagpipes) Jam Session. Free Lesson For Beginners

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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АНТИСТРЕС ТЕРАПИЯ

Starts: 10:30 pm (22:30)
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28
Sep
2017

Ludogorets Vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim - Europa League 2017-18

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
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Interesting facts about this location

Banya Bashi Mosque

Banya Bashi Mosque (Bulgarian: Баня баши джамия, Banya bashi dzhamiya; Turkish: Banya Başı Camii) is a mosque in Sofia, Bulgaria, built by the famous architect and civil engineer Mimar Sinan

Tags: Visitor attractions in Sofia, Religious buildings completed in 1576, Mosques in Bulgaria, Mimar Sinan buildings, Buildings and structures in Sofia
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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Bulgarian National Bank

The Bulgarian National Bank is the central bank of the Republic of Bulgaria with its headquarters in Sofia. The BNB was established on 25 January 1879. It is an independent institution responsible for issuing all banknotes and coins in the country, overseeing and regulating the banking sector and keeping the government's currency reserves. The BNB is also the sole owner of the Bulgarian Mint. The governor is Ivan Iskrov.

Tags: Neoclassical architecture in Bulgaria, European System of Central Banks, Economy of Bulgaria, Central banks, Bulgarian National Bank, Banks of Bulgaria, Banks established in 1879, 1879 establishments in Bulgaria
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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Church of St Petka of the Saddlers

The Church of St Petka of the Saddlers (Bulgarian: Църква „Света Петка Самарджийска“) is a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is a small one-naved building partially dug into the ground located in the very centre of both the modern and the antique city, in the TZUM subway. The church features a semi-cylindrical vault, a hemispherical apse, and a crypt discovered during excavations after the Second World War.

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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Church of St. George, Sofia

The Church of St George (Bulgarian: Ротонда „Свети Георги“ Rotonda "Sveti Georgi") is an Early Christian red brick rotunda that is considered the oldest building in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is situated behind the Sheraton Hotel, amid remains of the ancient town of Serdica. Built by the Romans in the 4th century, it is believed that it was built on the site of a pagan temple. Mainly famous for the 12th-14th century frescoes inside the central dome.

Tags: Rotundas, Eastern Orthodox church buildings in Bulgaria, Churches in Sofia, 4th-century church buildings
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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Ivan Vazov National Theatre

The Ivan Vazov National Theatre (Bulgarian: Народен театър „Иван Вазов“, Naroden teatar „Ivan Vazov“) is Bulgaria's national theatre, as well as the oldest and most authoritative theatre in the country and one of the important landmarks of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is located in the centre of the city, with the facade facing the City Garden.

Tags: Visitor attractions in Sofia, Theatres in Bulgaria, Theatres completed in 1906, National theatres, Fellner & Helmer buildings, Culture in Sofia, Buildings and structures in Sofia, 1904 establishments in Bulgaria
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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Prince Alexander of Battenberg Square

Prince Alexander I Square (Bulgarian: площад „Княз Александър I“, Ploshtad "Knyaz Aleksandar I"), often called simply Battenberg Square (площад „Батенберг“) is the largest square of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Russian Church, Sofia

The Russian Church (Bulgarian: Руска църква, Ruska tsarkva), officially known as the Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker (църква "Св. Николай Чудотворец", tsarkva "Sv. Nikolay Chudotvorets"), is a Russian Orthodox church in central Sofia, Bulgaria, situated on Tsar Osvoboditel Boulevard.

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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Slaveykov Square

Slaveykov Square is one of the most popular squares in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is named after Bulgarian writers Petko and Pencho Slaveykov, a father and a son. A sculpture of the two sitting on a bench is one of its main landmarks. Slaveykov Square is famous for its many book stalls. A square called Kafene Başi is first mentioned to have existed at the modern place in 1515. A coffeehouse, a mosque and two Turkish police stations were situated there.

Tags: Squares in Sofia, Bookstore neighborhoods
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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Sofia Synagogue

The Sofia Synagogue (Bulgarian: Софийска синагога, Sofiyska sinagoga) is the largest synagogue in Southeastern Europe, one of two functioning in Bulgaria (with the one in Plovdiv) and the third-largest in Europe.

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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

TZUM

TZUM-Sofia (Bulgarian: ЦУМ, abbreviated from Централен универсален магазин, Tsentralen universalen magazin, Central Department Store) is an upmarket department store in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, officially opened in 1957 and situated in a monumental edifice (part of The Largo complex) on one of the city's main boulevards. The store's construction began in 1955 and ended in the end of 1956, when the first customers entered TZUM.

Tags: Shops in Sofia, Populated places in Friesland, Department stores of Bulgaria, Commercial buildings completed in 1956, 1956 establishments
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Coordinates: 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.