Sightseeing in Sofia
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria and its largest political, cultural and business centre.
Over the recent decade of intensive development Sofia has become a capital with modern European appearance. Much attention has been paid to the restoration and the maintenance of the cultural sights of the city. As it has been inhabited since ancient times, Sofia abounds with cultural attractions, perfect for the sight-seer. The recently discovered amphitheatre in the heart of Sofia rivals even the Colliseum in Rome. The St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the St. George Rotunda, the St Sofia Church are the most emblematic churches in Sofia, symbols of the Orthodox Christian Spirit. Take your time to see the works of famous Bulgarian and foreign artists in the National Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Foreign Art. Pay a visit to the Archaelogical and the Ethnographic museum where you will see Bulgarian folk clothing, musical instruments and remarkable pieces of craft. The National Assembly, the National Palace of Culture, the Ivan Vazov National Theatre and the St Clement of Ohrid University are among the most significant architectural sights adding to the characteristic appearance of Sofia.
Entertainment in Sofia
Sofia offers numberless options for entertainment both for adults and children. You can see the program of Sofia’s cinemas, theatres and galleries on www.programata.bg.
There is a multitude of restaurants in Sofia, varying in prices and style and offering traditional Bulgarian and international cuisine. For your nightlife you can choose from a wide variety of discos and night clubs according to your musical tastes.
Shopping in Sofia can be an exciting experience. You can make a shopping tour through the clothing shops, bookstores, buy souvenirs from the market in front of the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, or rush through the trendy expensive boutiques on the Vitosha boulevard – the main shopping street in Sofia.
Excellent ideas for children entertainment in Sofia are the Sofia Land entertainment park and the Sofia Zoo.
If you feel like retrieving from the noisy streets to a quiet and peaceful place take a walk through the shady lawns of the Borisova Garden.
Book the best five-star hotels in Sofia
On our site you will find an extensive list of five-star options for accommodation in Sofia.
The centrally located Hilton Sofia Hotel, Kempinski-Zografski Hotel, Sheraton Hotel, Grand Hotel Sofia and Anel Hotel, the Hrankov Castle at the foot of the Vitosha mountain and the Holiday Inn near Business Park Sofia are perfect options for the business traveler and for any visitor to Sofia who insists on maximum comfort and luxury during their stay. All five-star hotels in Sofia dispose of modern business meeting facilities and highly-qualified staff which will help you organize your meeting and concentrate on business.
Four-star hotels in Sofia
Take a look at our hot offers for four-star hotels in Sofia! We give you the opportunity to choose from a vast list of the most popular and distinguished four-star hotels in Sofia, read visitor comments on them and compare prices.
The Saint Sofia Hotel, the Best Western City Hotel, the Best Western Hotel Expo, the Central Park Hotel, the Crystal Palace Hotel and the Ambassador Hotel are among the most luxurious hotels with modern interior and immaculate service, ideal places to combine leisure with business.
The Rodina Hotel, the Apartment House “Bulgaria”, the Art ‘Otel, the Light Hotel, the Sofia Princess Hotel, Residence Oborishte, the Vitosha Hotel, the Downtown Hotel, the Apartment House Sofia, the Gloria Palace Hotel, the Geneva Hotel, the Maria Luisa Hotel, the Triada Hotel are all situated in the centre of Sofia, close to the main administrative buildings, business sites and shopping centres.
The Europe Hotel, the Apartment House Sofia, the Festa Sofia Barcelo Premium Hotel, the Greenville Hotel and Apartment Houses are located in calm residential areas of Sofia with fast connections to the city centre.
The Olymp Park Hotel Maxi Club, the Odadjiiski Hotel, the Tsarsko Selo Hotel situated at the foot of the Vitosha Mountain, offer their guests a superb mountain view.
Three-star accommodation in Sofia
The three-star hotels in Sofia, which you can see on offer on our site, have been carefully selected by our team so that you can book a decent, comfortable accommodation at a most reasonable price.
The Diter Hotel, the Bulgari Boutique Hotel, the California Hotel, the Harmony Sofa Hotel, the Losenets Hotel, the Zenith Hotel, the Hemus Hotel, Casa Ferrari, the Niky Hotel, the Park Hotel Moskva, the Renaissance Hotel, the Scotty’s Boutique Hotel, the Serdika Hotel, the Slavyanska Beseda Hotel, the Medic Hotel are all located in downtown Sofia, close to the business district and most of the city’s attractions. If you opt for an accommodation in the quiet residential quarters of Sofia, consider booking at the Meg Hotel, the Accord Hotel or the Apartment House Iztok. The Pliska Hotel and the Brod Hotel boast a strategic location near the Sofia airport.
As you can see from the hotel’s photos and descriptions, the hotels in Sofia differ greatly in design and atmosphere. It’s up to you to choose a hotel in Sofia which best matches your style and the purpose of your visit! If you’d like to help the other visitors on this site, post a comment on the hotel in Sofia you have visited and try to be as objective as possible!