Sofia Points of Interest and Places to Visit


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National Museum of History

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

Founded in 1973, the National Museum of History in Sofia is Bulgaria’s largest museum. Housed in the former residence of dictator Todor Zhikov, the museum has ...  Read more

Boyana Waterfall

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

One of the most notable natural landmarks around Sofia, the Boyana Waterfall can be spotted from the city center on a clear, sunny day. The waterfall drops ...  Read more

National Gallery for Foreign Art

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

The National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia is the only museum of its kind in the Balkans, focusing on non-Bulgarian art. Covering 3200 square meters and ...  Read more

St Sofia Church

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

The oldest church in Sofia and the origin of the city’s name, the St. Sofia Church dates back to the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I in the sixth ...  Read more

Boyana Church

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Reviews

The three historic buildings that make up the medieval Bulgarian Orthodox icon known as Boyana Church have been attracting visitors for over a hundred years. ...  Read more

Vitosha Mountain

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Reviews

Vitosha Mountain is the fourth highest mountain in Bulgaria. It is just outside of the capital city of Sofia. The mountain is the oldest nature park on the ...  Read more

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

One of the most well-known landmarks in Sofia, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was built to commemorate the 200,000 Russian soldiers who died in the ...  Read more

Amphitheater of Serdica

Discovered in 2004 in the center of Sofia, the Amphitheater of Serdica was a Roman amphitheater built in the third and fourth centuries. Just slightly smaller ...  Read more

Borovets Ski Resort

One of Bulgaria’s premier ski resorts, Borovets was purpose-built in the 1980s, although it has its origins way back in the 19th century when a hunting palace ...  Read more

Central Market Hall (Tsentralni Hali)

Also known as the Tsentralni Hali, Sofia’s Central Market Hall was originally built in 1909 and by the 1940s, featured 170 shops and stalls. Designed in a ...  Read more

Church of St George

Built in the 4th century, the Church of St. George (also called the Rotunda of Sveti Georgi) is thought to be the oldest building in Sofia. Located in a ...  Read more

Ivan Vazov National Theater

Built in 1907 by Viennese architects, the Ivan Vazov National Theater in Sofia is the oldest and largest theater in Bulgaria. Facing Sofia’s City Garden, it ...  Read more

Monument to the Soviet Army

Standing in Knyazheska Garden in the center of Sofia, the Monument to the Soviet Army was built in 1954 to commemorate the liberation of Bulgaria by the ...  Read more

Museum of Socialist Art

The Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia focuses on the art and history of Bulgaria during the communist period from 1944 to 1989. The museum was opened in ...  Read more

National Art Gallery

Sofia’s National Art Gallery boasts the country’s most important collection of Bulgarian art. Founded in 1934, it has been housed in the former Royal Palace ...  Read more

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