Orient Express Hostel

8A Christo Belchev Str, 3rd floor, Sofia, 1000, Bulgaria | 2 star hostel
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Travel Blogs from Sofia

Monuments, Monks and Mountains

A travel blog entry by mickle777 on Jun 05, 2014

2 comments, 27 photos

... famous Viennese theatre architects Hermann Helmer and Ferdinand Fellner,[1] was finished in 1906 and opened on 3 January 1907. The building was extensively damaged by a fire in 1923 during an ...

Travels in Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by rvenezia on Sep 09, 2013

25 photos

... happened. I was impressed and it gave me a much better impression of Bulgarians, then I had previously.

On my last Friday before I arrive in Israel, Elena and I visited the Aladga Monastery, one of many cave monasteries that existed during the 13th and 14th centuries. It was incredible to see how the monks lived in these small spaces, because I kept hitting my head in the complex. It was very pretty, ...

Peter and Kevin do Sofia

A travel blog entry by captaindort on Jun 24, 2013

6 photos

... with his spotty skin and unfashionable glasses turned out to be an inoffensive but vaguely amusing friend for the next two nights. He was kind enough to warn us every time before beginning his daily exercises, which could be anything from situps in his bunk bed, to a full-blown pushup routine which he would conduct on the wooden dormitory floor.

Sofia had a lot of churches and a nice amount of cafes, but it wasn't a special city; merely a nondescript, ...

A Truly Wonderful Day

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Apr 28, 2012

79 photos

... There may have been arbors elsewhere, but the streets were certainly lined with them with the little grape leaf buds.

We parked on the road below the monastery since the parking lot was filled - Saturday being a very popular day to visit the monastery. We entered the courtyard surrounded with tiers of arches containing rooms for the 800 monks who once lived here. Now there are only 3 monks who provide morning and evening services daily. ...

Travels Part III

A travel blog entry by dave-baker on Jun 16, 2011

5 photos

... or the whole place is going to get soaked every time I use the shower.

June 17th - A slightly later than planned start after a nice lie in to catch up on the sleep missed yesterday morning. My alarm had been set for 8am but that was quickly turned off! After flooding the bathroom and having breakfast I headed out to explore more of Sofia.
I headed out down Vitosha Boulevard and after apssing Sv Nedelya I stopped briefly at the Sheraton Hotel which occupies part ...

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Location

This 2 star hostel, located in the Оборище area of Sofia, is near Nesseber Village, Alexander Nevski Church, Rila Monastery, and Saint Nikolas Russian Church (Tsurkva Sveta Nikolai).
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