Communist Sofia Tour
Travel back in time to the Cold War to explore and immerse yourself in the culture of the time.
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- See the mausoleum, a complex of the Soviet army, and the central universal shop
- Visit the National Palace of Culture.
- Learn about the monument to the inventor of the computer, John Atanasov
DescriptionFor more than half a century, Bulgaria war a part of the community of socialist countries that included Czechoslovakia, Romania, Hungary, Poland, East Germany, Cuba, Mongolia, Albania and also the allied republics of the former federations of the USSR and Yugoslavia. It was the time of the communist party. As a part of the communist ideology in the country from 1947 since 1989, Sofia unveiled a massive socialist construction and their local governing buildings representing the style of the Stalinist Empire. The new ideology is reflected in all spheres of culture, especially in art. View the communist architecture and public parks build in honor of the Soviet army, left untouched, and now a favorite place for rest for the citizens of capital. Visit the National Palace of Culture, one of the symbols of socialism of Bulgaria. It consist of a fragment of the Berlin Wall, a monument and a chapel. See the awards and state symbols for this period as well as other interesting items like a lie detector, breathing apparatus, weapons and documents. On this tour, you will see a small part of the former mausoleum, a complex of the Soviet army, central universal shop, the monument to the creator of the computer, John Atanasov, the architecture complex and the National Palace of Culture.
IncludesGuide Walking communist tour of Sofia Food and drinks
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Tour is available 11:00 AM Fridays and 11:00 AM Mondays
- 3-hour duration
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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