Exploring Sofia’s Historic Landmarks: A Guided Walking Tour
Welcome to the historical walking tour of Sofia, Bulgaria! On your journey through this ancient city, you will be able to take in the rich history, culture, and architecture of the area. Sofia is a city that is rich in culture, history and beauty. It is the capital city of Bulgaria and has been since 1879. It is home to some of Bulgaria’s most iconic landmarks and stunning architecture. The iconic Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is one of Sofia’s most famous sights. It is an impressive Russian Orthodox Cathedral with golden domes and beautiful frescoes. Another must-see is the St. Sofia Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which dates back to the 13th century. This tour of Sofia’s most historic spots is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will stay with you forever. Come join us on this tour and create lasting memories!
- Professional local tour guide
- Ivan Vazov National Theatre Entrance Fee 10 EUR
Route & Duration
St. Sofia Church
Dating back to the 4th century, this is the oldest surviving church in the city. It has been remodeled over the centuries and is a very important architectural monument in the city
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Built in the early 20th century in Neo-Byzantine style, this grandiose cathedral is one of the main landmarks in Sofia. It is also a symbol of national pride, as it was built in honor of the Russian soldiers who died during the Russo-Turkish War
Also known as the “Parliament House”, this is the seat of the Bulgarian Parliament. It is a neoclassical building dating back to the late 19th century and is an important part of the city’s political history
Ivan Vazov National Theatre
This is the oldest theatre in the country and has been a cultural hub for many years. It has hosted some of the biggest names in the performing arts, from opera singers to comedians
Built in 1914, this monument commemorates the Russian soldiers who died during the Russo-Turkish War. The monument stands in a large park near the Sofia University
By the main entrance of the St. Sofia Church See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.