Sofia 9-Hour City Tour from Plovdiv

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Explore Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria, on this 9-hour tour from Plovdiv. Discover the 7000-year history of Sofia as you visit some of the most popular tourist landmarks including the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Bulgarian Parliament, and more.

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Highlights

  • Explore the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, the Russian Church of Saint Nicholas, and the Church of Saint George
  • See the Sofia Synagogue, the Bulgarian Parliament, the Monument to the Tsar Liberator, and the early Byzantine Church of Saint Sophia
  • Enjoy some free time in the city for shopping, lunch, and walking

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On this 9-hour tour from Plovdiv you explore Sofia, the capital and largest city of Bulgaria located approximately 150 kilometers northwest of Plovdiv. Sofia is the administrative, cultural, and economic center of the country, and is also located at the northern foot of Vitosha Mountain. Three mountain passes lead to the city, which have been key roads since antiquity, connecting the Adriatic Sea and Central Europe with the Black Sea and Aegean Sea. Sofia is a city with a 7000-year history, boasting artifacts from the Neolithic period. Sofia's development as a significant settlement owes much to its central position in the Balkans. The city is also known for its numerous mineral and thermal springs. On this trip you visit some of the Sofia's popular tourist landmarks including the gold-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, the Russian Church of Saint Nicholas, the late Roman Church of Saint George, the Sofia Synagogue, the Bulgarian Parliament, the Monument to the Tsar Liberator commemorating Alexander II of Russia, and the early Byzantine Church of Saint Sophia.

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