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Ivan Vazov National Theater

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Address: 5, V. Levski St., Sofia, Bulgaria
19:00 - 22:30
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Marvelous place

This is awesome place. It's really nice theater, although it's a bit tight on the balcony seats, but it is still really nice. There very pleasant park near the theater which... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2016
Dimitar M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This is awesome place. It's really nice theater, although it's a bit tight on the balcony seats, but it is still really nice. There very pleasant park near the theater which is also great to spend time with friends or just to enjoy the good weather.

Thank Dimitar M
Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building with immense importance for culture of the city. Great park is just opposite of the main entrance. No tour is avaliable though, which is a shame since I'm wondering whether the interior is as beautiful as the exterior.

Thank Aleksandar S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

this is the oldest theatre in Bulgaria. the building is very well maintained and it's in operation. there is small park in the front of the theater which is great for evening walks.

Thank NeliKoleff
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is a lovely building, located within a beautiful garden. While we were able to appreciate the building's façade, it was impossible to enter it, as there were no shows available during our visit, nor guided tours inside. Too bad, as I assume we could've enjoyed them a lot.

1 Thank TheShis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Someone had a sense of humor when they renovated this building last bombing..one of the decorations is Sophia answer to Brussels little boy.. It is also a hub for much recently regenerated live theatre in Sophia

Thank Heather M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Authentic athmosphere, talented actors, beautiful decor. Highly recommend if you want to feel the culture of Sofia

Thank Asena V
Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Ivan Vazov theater is one of the best and well maintained buildings, having some nice and old administrative and office related constructions around it, makes this quadrangle very attractive to even Sofia citizens and tourists. You can get a well prepared coffee from Costa and just have a walk. You can also visit the Finance ministry, the national bank, and... More 

Thank Милослав И
Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Located close to City garden & Grand Hotel Sofia, this building has its own beauty. Known as the oldest and most important landmark of Sofia.

Thank kiltmaker2
Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

This place would be a slayer ! Only had the joy of looking at the exterior as the Theatre folk sleep in on a Sunday morning ! Have not got the Architechtural degree to properly describe the Building , but can say as a Pleb , it looks Great !! Plus the Square around is a pleasant spot for families... More 

Thank Skeney57
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Theather has amazing building! I love there are always people outside having fun! Inside there is a great stage and the shows and actors are great to see!

1 Thank Dessie A

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