Alexander Palace

Address: 1 Nartzis Street, Sofia, Bulgaria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, 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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Travel Blogs from Sofia

Learning about Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by ralph.rydell on Jun 27, 2015

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... and that seems to be enough to sustain it without government or department of tourism support- a student enterprise. We had about 18 in our group and there were 2 other groups. Very interesting and humorous. The leader gave an overview of history, explained the monuments, talked about the kings of old, described the rise and fall of communism, the ages of churches and their significance. The city got its name from an early church, still standing which ...

National Revival Day

A travel blog entry by lucywillson on Nov 01, 2014

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... place. I walked over to a carved wooden box I had seen before when I was with Mum; this time the metal statue of the saint lying inside the box had been dressed in purple shoes and a purple velvet robe with gold brocade. As I sat down again the priest was talking to the semicircle, which then broke up and departed.

After leaving the church I went on to the Royal Palace to visit the Ethnographical Museum and the National Gallery. On the way there, finally managed ...

Travelling to Brasov

A travel blog entry by daisy_pittams on Aug 08, 2014

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Arrived at the train station in Istanbul to find out that actually there were no trains running to Bucharest but there was a bus replacement service. Feeling a little worried we hoped on the his which took us to a train station at the border between Turkey and Bulgaria. Thinking we would only be there for a little while we sat in the waiting room, one hour turned into two and people began to give up waiting and slept. After 4 hours a ...

Bulgaria - Sofia & Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Sep 04, 2013

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... under the roof of the church. After explosion the roof fell on everybody's head inside of the church, however, the king survived because he was fashionably late and at the moment of attack he wasn't inside of the church. The Kingdom of Bulgaria was ended and replaced by another political order called "republic" but this happened a little bit later.

From the St. Nedelia square we had quite a nice view of the statue of St. Sofia. According to the legend she was ...

A Stroll in the Snow

A travel blog entry by nadyapb on Dec 19, 2012

3 comments, 14 photos

... cafes and restaurants have stayed the same over the years.

We then visited dad's office, which is just around the corner from where we live. On the way there, we passed Saint Paraskeva church, where we bumped into a film crew in action. At first we couldn't tell what they were filming, but after a more careful look we recognized an actress from one of the most popular Bulgarian TV shows, "7 Hours Difference." I had watched ...