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A beautiful name for an unheralded city

Sofia, discover the hectic capital of Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s vibrant capital is a well-kept Balkan secret. Sofia is sprucing up its graceful tree-lined boulevards and brushing down its historical landmarks. On the verge of a new European era, now is the time to discover the city’s hidden gems

About Bulgaria

If you are interested by architecture and history, you will surely be seduced by Sofia. A large variety of museums is present in the city, such as the national History museum showing a fabulous collection of objects representing the historic and cultural heritage of Bulgaria.

Among the impressive number of monuments to see, you should pay a visit to the "Bojana" church where you will be boggled by the indoor frescos dating back from 1259. Discover the St-Alexandre-Nevski cathedral and admire its golden domes and its sumptuous inner decoration.

And enjoy a stroll in the tsar Boris Garden where you can let yourself be tempted by a game of chess.

Train Station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Sofia can be found.

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