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Category: History in Sofia

The history of Sofia spans thousands of years from Antiquity to modern times, during which the city has been a commercial, industrial, cultural and economic centre in the Balkan region. Over the centuries, it has been given several names — Serdika, Sredets and the remains of the old cities can still be viewed today.

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Central mineral water spring in Sofia

One of the plentiful natural resources in Bulgaria is precisely mineral water. Sofia was originally an ancient Thracian city before…

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The Roman Wall in Sofia

Its name is deceptive. Sadly, it cannot be counted as one of the Roman remenants in Sofia because it is…

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The Mausoleum of Prince Alexander Battenberg

The Mausoleum of Prince Alexander Battenberg (1857 – 1893)  is the final resting place of  Modern Bulgaria’s first head of…

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Boyana Church

The Boyana church is a medieval orthodox Bulgarian church situated on the outskirts of Sofia. The church was added in…

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Central Military Club

The Central Military Club in Sofia is among the masterpieces of the Bulgarian early 20th-century architecture, which still adorns the…

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Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church

The “SvetiSedmochislenitsi” church is an Orthodox church located in the Bulgarian capital – Sofia. The name “Sveti Sedmochislenitsi”, meaning “The…

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National Palace of Culture

The National Palace of Culture (Bulgarian: Национален дворец на културата, Natsionalen dvorets na kulturata; abbreviated as НДК or NDK), located…

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Museum of Sofia in the Central Mineral Baths

The Museum of Sofia’s history is housed in the building, which was previously Sofia’s Central mineral bath. It is in…

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Eastern gate of Serdica

The underpass, beneath the famous yellow pavement, connecting the Presidency to the Minister’s council, is actually a glimpse in to…

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Sofia Synagogue

The Sofia Synagogue is the largest in Southeastern Europe and the third largest in Europe as a whole. The Sofia…

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