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Sofia Destination Guide

Discover Sofia in Bulgaria

Sofia in the region of Sofia-Capital with its 1,152,556 habitants is a town located in Bulgaria and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Sofia

Local time in Sofia is now 04:21 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Sofia " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Timişoara, Bucharest, Vratsa, Vladaya, and Sofia. When in this area, you might want to check out Timişoara . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Sofia ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Create your own video on 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 the Roman Empire. ..


Sofia Bulgaria's capital

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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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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 42.70 23.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 4th-century church buildings, Churches in Sofia, Eastern Orthodox church buildings in Bulgaria, Rotundas

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.

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Located at 42.70 23.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1956 establishments, Commercial buildings completed in 1956, Department stores of Bulgaria, Populated places in Friesland, Shops 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.

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Located at 42.70 23.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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

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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Located at 42.70 23.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Churches in Sofia

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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Located at 42.70 23.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Squares in Sofia

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Sofia