Sofia

Price:


55 € – 1 person;     40 €p/p – 2 persons;     30 € p/p – 3 persons;     25 € p/p – 4 persons;


IT IS A PRIVATE TOUR!  You wouldn’t be combined with other people.


Time: 6h.


INCLUDED: English speaking guide and bike rental

NOT INCLUDED: Personal expenses and museum entrance fees


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SCHEDULE:

  • 9:00 meeting point in front of Sofia City Museum (Old Bath), the walk tour starts

  • 9:00 – 10:00 visit Bania Bashi Mosque, Sofia Synagogue, and St. George Church (Rotunda), walk Largo;

  • 10:00 – 10:30  visit of Archaeological Museum

  • 10:30 – 11:00 walk in Sofia center (former Palace of Kings, National Theater, City Garden), visit Russian church

  • 11:00- 12:00 visit St. Sofia church, Underground Necropolis, and Alexander Nevski Church,

  • 12:00-12:30 a coffee/tea, short rest and bike rental
  • 12:30 – 13:00 the bike tour starts, Monument of King Liberator and Parliament, Cyril and Metodius Monument, Sofia University, Monument of Soviet Army,

  • 13:00 – 14:00 Boris garden, Hunting park,

  • 14:00 – 15:00 South Park, Palace of Culture

  • 15:00 end of the tour, at the bike shop near National Theater

HIGHLIGHTS:

walk tour:

Sofia Synagogue: There are not many Jewish people in Bulgaria nowadays, but the Sofia Synagogue is one of the biggest in Europe. You will here amazing story of Bulgarian Jews saving during Holocaust.

Bania Bashi Mosque: It is a functional Muslim Mosque, and also a monument of culture. It was built in the time of Suleiman the Great. This the place to speak for the second most spread religion in Bulgaria – Islam .

Rotunda  Saint George: This functional church was constructed in Roman time… Every brick  and fresco of the Rotunda brings a history.

Largo: A communist architecture above the Roman one, what a mixture!

Archaeological museum: A short introduction to Bulgarian history. Treasures and findings from all periods.

The central square: The former Kings Palace and the non existed Mausoleum. You will see a lot of pictures from our recent past. Try to recognize the VIP persons from last 100 years.

Russian Church: It is the most pilgrim place in Sofia, find out the story about Russian bishop who become Bulgarian saint.

St. Sofia Church: The history of the Church, which gives the name of our Capital is amazing. But more amazing is the necropolis in its basement. This is on of the thing in Sofia you shouldn’t miss.

Alexander Nevski Church: It is probably the major tourist attraction in Sofia. It is the biggest, and most expensive church in Bulgaria. The place where our Patriarch usually serves. It is beautiful and it bears the name of a Russian National hero… Are you curios why?

bike tour:

The Monument of King Liberator: It is a classical monument, in front of our Parliament, and the only King who survive the communist period. Find the story behind!

The Monument of St. Cyril and Metodius: Probably you have  already noted that our letters are not Latin, neither Greek. What are they, and why we have them?

The Monument of Soviet Army: The World War II and How Bulgaria was liberated  for the second time… Russia  liberated us from Ottomans, but did the Soviet Union do the same from the Nazis. A story of a very disputable monument.

Boris Garden: The big green heart of Sofia

Hunting park: Outskirts of Sofia, Once our King hunt here foxes…

South Park: A place for bird watching or a family park?