Sofia: Communist History Walking Tour
Step back in time and learn the communist history of Sofia on a walking tour with an English-speaking guide. Hear about everyday life during the days of communism and see some of the relics of the era.
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- Explore the communist history of Sofia through its imposing architecture
- See the Monument to the Soviet Army at Borissova Garden
- Discover where the elite would shop at the Central Department Store
- Purchase communist relics at an antiques market
DescriptionDiscover the communist remnants of Sofia city center on a walking tour with an English-speaking guide. Benefit from their expertise about the communist era and its architecture. See the imposing Monument to the Soviet Army at Borissova Garden, and then ride a trolley bus with the locals to experience a relic from olden times. Arrive at the impressive National Palace of Culture, the largest congress hall in the Balkans. Discover a piece of the Berlin Wall, which fell just one day before the radical changes that occurred in Bulgaria in 1989. Walk down Vitosha boulevard to reach the former headquarters of the Communist Party. See the upmarket Central Department Store (TZUM), where the elite would shop. Continue to the site of the former Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum on Prince Alexander of Battenberg Square. End at the antiques market outside Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and pick up some communist relics.
IncludesEnglish-speaking guide Public transportation ticket Food and drinks Optional gratuities Hotel pickup and drop-off
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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