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Revision as of 21:18, 14 October 2009


Sofia (София) is the capital of Bulgaria.

For information about travelling to Sofia see also the Lonely Planet Tips about Sofia.

Couchsurfing community

Sofia has the biggest Couchsurfing community in Bulgaria. As of August 2009 there are 1,753 members. The monthly meeting is held on the 13th of every month and is announced in the Sofia Group.

Check the Sofia CS Google Calendar for more events.

Getting there and away

By plane

  • Information about the Sofia Airport (SOF) on Wikipedia.

From the old airport (Terminal 1) take Bus 84 to the City Center. From the new airport (Terminal 2) Take Bus 284 to the City Center.

By train

By Bus

Hitchhiking

Getting around in Sofia

  • The Sofia Public Transport Company operates one metro line, ca. 20 Tramway lines, ca. 10 Trolleybuslines and ca. 100 buslines. Tickets can be bought on the vehicle and at kiosks near the stops.

Staying in Sofia

Sights

  • Parliament
  • Presidential Palace
  • Sofia University
  • National Palace of Culture (NDK)
  • Ivan Vazov Theater
  • National Library
  • Mineral Baths

Religious Buildings

  • Alexander Nevski Cathedral
  • Hagia Sophia Church
  • Sv. Nedelya
  • Sv. Georgi
  • Russian Church
  • Boyana Church
  • Banya Bashi Mosque
  • Sofia Synagogue

Parks

  • Borisova Gardina
  • City Garden
  • Vitosha

Eating

Typical Bulgarian food includes: