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Sofia Walking Half-Day Private Tour

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Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria and the largest city in the country, resembles the unification dream of the Bulgarian nation. Situated exactly in the middle of the state heartlands, Sofia was selected as capital in 1879, just a year after the liberation from the Ottoman rule. Since then the city has grown rapidly and today has approximately a million and a half inhabitants. The ancient name of Sofia is Serdika. Emperor Constantine the Great is believed to have said “Serdica is my Rome”. His words are testimony to the important role the city played, lying at the foot of Vitosha Mountain for more than 2000 years. With our half-day walking tour we will show you the secret gems of Sofia and reveal many stories from its fascinating history.
You'll start at
pl. "Sveta Nedelya" 5
pl. "Sveta Nedelya" 5, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, BulgariaIn front of the main entrance of Sofia Hotel Balkan.
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  • 1
    Sofia History Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    St. Sophia Church
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 4
    Ракия Ракета Бар
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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Departure Point
pl. "Sveta Nedelya" 5, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
4–6 hours
Return Details
The Monument of the Soviet Army in Sofia, 1142 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria Ракия Ракета Бар, bul. "Yanko Sakazov" 17, 1527 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Entrance fee for Sofia History museum
  • Entrance fee for Hagia Sophia catacombs museum
  • Entry/Admission - Sofia History Museum
  • Entry/Admission - St. Sophia Church
  • Lunch at Raketa Rakia bar is optional and not included in the price of the tour
  • Entry/Admission - Ракия Ракета Бар
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Simon wrote a review Mar 2020
Liverpool, United Kingdom13 contributions1 helpful vote
Met with the guide on time at the rendezvous location. We walked to all the main locations, St George’s rotunda, museum, Russian church and Alexander Nevski church. Plenty of time was allowed for photos and questions. The guide was very knowledgable and passionate about Sofia
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Response from KristiyanKuzmanov31, Manager at Sofia Walking Half-Day Private Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear simonlaughton, Thank you very much for the wonderful feedback. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed your private half-day tour of Sofia. It was a huge pleasure to organize the trip for you and to show you the secrets of our beautiful capital, which we call our home. Welcome to our small Travel Society in Bulgaria. We wish you many more happy travelings in future and hope to see you again here in Bulgaria or in wonderful Liverpool. We wish you all the best, The Travel Society Ltd team
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  • Duration: 4–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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