Gloria Palace Hotel

20 Maria Luisa blvd. , Sofia, 1000, Bulgaria | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sofia

The Other Meaning Of Sofia

A travel blog entry by tnaworldtour

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... the guide in the amount believed to be the value of the tour. Risky for the guide? Sure, as it’s common to have at least one cheapskate in the group. Worth it for the traveler? Absolutely, as the guide typically takes you on a tour of interesting sights both on and off the beaten path. We enjoy the tours because the guides share so much more than just historical dates and names; they dive into anecdotes that breathe life into the city in which we’re ...

Bulgaria - Sofia & Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... during the upcoming year. The white color symbolizes man - the power, and the red color symbolizes woman - health. On the 1st of March Bulgarians give such a string to their friends and family members. They normally wear it on their wrist for a certain period of which end is connected with the first signs of spring. When people see the first blossoming tree they tie it there. That's why we saw some of them still hanging :) Nice tradition, isn´t it?

Then ...

A Stroll in the Snow

A travel blog entry by nadyapb

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... houses a museum. There, we visited a temporary exhibit featuring gold artifacts from the village of Sveshtari in NorthEastern Bulgaria. The village is already known for an Thracian tomb that was first discovered in 1982 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All the pieces from the treasure were amazing but the most incredible one was a gold diadem. This article by the Huffington Post explains more about the site and has pictures of ...

Sofia explained

A travel blog entry by peyton

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... photo of a gypsy boy ******* on it generated enough controversy that it was moved to a local museum. * Not so lucky was the former communist leader Georgi Dimitrov who had been entombed in a colossal mausoleum, a la Lenin and Mao, in front of the old Royal Palace. The mausoleum had been built in six days. In 1990, the new government loaded it with dynamite and detonated it on TV. The charges exploded, but the structure was undamaged. Three more attempts failed before it was ...

The end of Eastern Europe

A travel blog entry by luciferm

... highly enough.

At the same time, I'd also like to pay tribute to the other truly wonderful cities I've seen in Europe, namely Rome and Budapest. Comparing Rome to Budapest or Vienna is silly, they have very different styles and characteristics, but I just preferred Vienna. Bern was also a beautiful city and remains vividly in my memory, as do Torino and Wiesbaden. The most beautiful town was hands down Florence, no question about that. I thought it was ...

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Location

This 4 star 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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TripAdvisor Reviews Gloria Palace Hotel Sofia

3.00 of 5 stars Good