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Sofia Destination Guide

Discover Sofia in Bulgaria!

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

Map of the area of Sofia in Bulgaria

Local time in Sofia is now 05:58 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Sofia" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Timişoara, Bucharest, Vratsa, Vladaya, Sofia or Novi Sad. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

19°C / 66 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 940.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 25th of August 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 10°C (49 °F)
Saturday, 26th of August 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)
Sunday, 27th of August 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)

Videos

David Vendetta - Sinners (Sin City) 16 1...

00:21 min ( January 21, 2008 by silvester4o)
Views: 2,212 - Rating: 5/5

David Vendetta and Micah in Sinners Club @ dance centre Sin City Sofia (part2)

Shops on Vitosha Blvd Sofia Bulgaria

02:54 min ( May 19, 2009 by DiscoverBulgariaTV)
Views: 4,090 - Rating: 5/5

Shops on Vitosha Blvd Sofia Bulgaria, so yes we have all the major brands plus some local Bulgarian. Changes are though that you'll find out that shopping in Bulgaria generally means value for money. ...


Sofia Bulgaria at Night

02:31 min ( November 07, 2010 by AlexanderNevskey)
Views: 6,753 - Rating: 4.86667/5

Sofia, capital of Bulgaria, during the night. Beautiful city with many Churches and Catherals, as well as other beautiful buildings. Music: Miro- Gubia kontrol kogato (loosing control)

Sofia Bulgaria's capital

04:19 min ( December 26, 2010 by ecoBUL)
Views: 6,765 - Rating: 4.6/5

SOFIA Dramatically ringed by the Balkan Mountains to the north and the Vitosha Mountains to the south, Sofia stands on an open plain 550m (1804ft) above sea level in western Bulgaria. Although its neo...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Sofia during the next days.

24
Aug
2017

Хипноза

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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28
Aug
2017

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

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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30
Aug
2017

АНТИСТРЕС ТЕРАПИЯ

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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31
Aug
2017

Bulgaria Vs Sweden - FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifying

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Хипноза

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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Her Man

Beginning: 11:59 pm (23:59).
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01
Sep
2017

Pitch Ladies

Beginning: 11:59 pm (23:59).
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02
Sep
2017

Saturday Nakama Fever

Beginning: 11:59 pm (23:59).
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04
Sep
2017

ISTQB® Foundation Exam And Training Course (CTFL) - Sofia

Beginning: 09:30 am (09:30).
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Test

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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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

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Sofia, Mimar Sinan buildings, Mosques in Bulgaria, Religious buildings completed in 1576, Visitor attractions in Sofia

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:4th-century church buildings, Churches in Sofia, Eastern Orthodox church buildings in Bulgaria, Rotundas

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.

More reading: Ivan Vazov National Theatre homepage
Located at 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1904 establishments in Bulgaria, Buildings and structures in Sofia, Culture in Sofia, Fellner & Helmer buildings, National theatres, Theatres completed in 1906, Theatres in Bulgaria, Visitor attractions in Sofia

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Bookstore neighborhoods, Squares in Sofia

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.

More reading: Bulgarian National Bank homepage
Located at 42.7, 23.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1879 establishments in Bulgaria, Banks established in 1879, Banks of Bulgaria, Bulgarian National Bank, Central banks, Economy of Bulgaria, European System of Central Banks, Neoclassical architecture in Bulgaria

Quote of the moment

An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.

Iain Sinclair