Bulgaria’s capital Sofia is a picturesque city laced with onion-domed Orthodox churches, Roman remains, Ottoman Mosques and three UNESCO World Heritage sites including the Boyana Church with its beautiful medieval murals. The Vitosha Mountain, the oldest nature park on the Balkan Peninsula is also visible from most areas of the city.
There are chic restaurants, cafes, open air markets, museums and galleries. Start with the Kvadrat 500 National Gallery and Museum of Art and delve into the history of Bulgarian art in Sofia. Wander at your own pace through its 28 halls with collections dating back as far as the fourth century. Take in national treasures and exhibits with work from across Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
Or visit the Museum of Contemporary Art Sofia and see a treasure trove of art from Bulgaria and beyond. Take in works from masters like Rembrandt, Goya, Dalí, and Picasso, and stay tuned for changing temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Learn more about Bulgaria’s armed forces at the National Military History Museum Sofia, where you can explore the triumphs and sacrifices of Bulgaria's military history. See vintage vehicles and uniforms, admire antique weapons, and explore stories of heroic soldiers who offered their lives for their country.
Finish with a visit to the National Palace of Culture, one of Sofia's most iconic buildings. With a mix of Communist and Modernist architecture, and a short history full of intriguing stories, the National Palace of Culture is well worth a guided look around. The Palace also holds large events like concerts, festivals, and a popular New Year's Eve extravaganza, so be sure to check out upcoming events.
Ready to find out more then click the link!