Apartment House Iztok

Address: 6 Atanas Dalchev , Sofia, 1113, Bulgaria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the Изгрев area of Sofia, is near Nesseber Village, Vitosha Mountain, Saint Nikolas Russian Church (Tsurkva Sveta Nikolai), and 1300th Anniversary Monument.
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Travel Blogs from Sofia

Learning about Bulgaria

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

17 photos

... Hagia Sophia (holy wisdom) the same as the famous edifice in Istanbul. It was on the edge of the city and early visitors to the city could see it's tower and and exclaim "the Hagia Sophia!" and know they were near. Subsequently they shortened it to Sophia. We visited the church.
We found it so helpful that we took a new tour that was called "A Bulgarian Cultural Tour". She brought us to a park and taught us two Bulgarian folk dances. From her bag ...

National Revival Day

A travel blog entry by lucywillson on Nov 01, 2014

37 photos

... the Changing of the Guard outside the President's Building! It was a small ceremony, but involved colourful uniforms and lots of goose-stepping.

Seeing as I was so close by, I diverted and went inside the Rotonda Church of St George, the little circular church with Roman remains that I mentioned in a previous email. Mum and I had visited, but didn't have time to go inside it properly. It had some murals on the walls and some of the brickwork showed; the bricks were ...

Travelling to Brasov

A travel blog entry by daisy_pittams on Aug 08, 2014

2 photos

... and we all got on. After 5 minutes of driving we got to the Bulgarian border. It took 4 hours to go through all the security checks and get past the border. It was a very frustrating and tiring 4 hours with a lot of p*************s. As the sun began to rise we drove through Bulgaria to train stations that appeared to be in the middle of no where. The roads were in poor condition and seemed to be frequently used by horse and carts. ...

Bulgaria - Sofia & Rila Monastery

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

59 photos

... of three daughters who refused to renounce the Christian religion and were murdered. The legend says that their mother died from the pain of this family tragedy. Since the story is very touching many Bulgarians thought it could be the reason why the capital is called Sofia. Unfortunately the capital's name doesn't have anything in common with the mother Sophia and it probably got its name from the St. Sofia Church.

Behind the statue there is the St. Joseph's Church ...

A Stroll in the Snow

A travel blog entry by nadyapb on Dec 19, 2012

3 comments, 14 photos

... two seasons in the US after my parents had told me not to call them on Sunday at 8 pm Bulgarian time, because that's when the show came on TV - I had to see for myself what the fuss was all about! I took a photo or two, then we decided to keep walking around after visiting dad. We walked by the office of the Bulgarian president where we watched the changing of the guards, then walked across the street to the Institute for Archaeology, ...