Alexander Palace

Address: 1 Nartzis Street, Sofia, Bulgaria | Hotel
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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


A travel blog entry by valaryr on Feb 10, 2015

2 comments, 31 photos

... them to be okay after kicking them a few times and we resumed our trip. The “check engine” light came on pretty soon thereafter, but we were nearly at the station so he just kept driving. Hope his car is okay!

We arrived at the bus station with plenty of time to grab another pretzel snack before getting on the bus. Thankfully, the bus was super empty (it is low season). The seats reclined spectacularly and we ...

Carry On (your luggage, not your wayward son)

A travel blog entry by nadyapb on Sep 05, 2014

3 photos

... I had an hour layover in Vienna. Ironically, this scenario got me to Sofia more than 2 hours earlier than my original booking!

The one thing about traveling with a carry on is that you always worry about boarding early enough to still have room for your luggage in the overhead bins. So, on both my Austrian Air flights, which got boarded in no particular seat order, I was one of those annoying people who stand at the gate long before ...

The Bosphorus Expense

A travel blog entry by benstevens on Mar 21, 2014

13 photos

... doubted, it was odd to see these things for sale in the open street rather than in a museum. The idea that I could own a pair of spectacles once worn by a Nazi General was disturbing.

One park had several hundred students lounging around and drinking beer. It looked fantastic, so we strolled into the nearest supermarket and bought two two litre bottles of beer for two euro. I have never seen beer so cheap before in my life. I suddenly never wanted to leave. We sat down ...

Ruse to Sofia

A travel blog entry by townsvilleduo on Sep 16, 2013

3 comments, 74 photos

... shops, gates and towers; we watched, from the balcony of our hotel, the sound and light show that sees Tsarevets Hill lit up in great flashes of colour; we walked to the historic viallage of Arbanasi; and we hired a car for the day. The 'car hire story' is one story we will save for our return. Suffice it to say what should have been a great day out visiting the Dryanono Monastery and its museum, the wood carving town of Tryavna and the historic village ...

Day 5: Belgrade to Sofia

A travel blog entry by akadhikari on Mar 27, 2013

7 comments, 5 photos

... the guy wanted some bribe from us. She told him that we'd go get the 'tax-disc' from the central traffic police office and also report that he'd sent us there. It was only then he let us go.

This time however, weren't so fortunate. The guys were wearing uniform with their badges, had their official police car parked and refused to speak or understand English. And after few minutes of discussion, he asked for fifty euros to let us go! I ...