Grand Hotel Bulgaria

Address: 4 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, Sofia, 1040, Bulgaria | 3 star hotel
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This 3 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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Travel Blogs from Sofia


A travel blog entry by valaryr on Feb 10, 2015

2 comments, 31 photos

... pointed us to a specific booth to buy tickets to Skopje, then we got Bulgarian lev out of the ATM and took a cab to the hostel. The hostel was serving breakfast as wel arrived, which was a delicious meal of homemade pancake/crepe things with sheep’s cheese and nutella. The coffee was also really good—we have had such luck with the coffee on this trip!

We relaxed in the hotel for a while before picking up a ...


A travel blog entry by tezzatravels on Aug 16, 2014

7 photos

... the lantern of faith and raised it high toward heaven'. The monastery was built near his cave.

The museum is a collection of priceless historical relics. There is a firman [decree] from Suleiman the Magnificent as to the rights of Rila Monastery. Episcopal attire dating back centuries is on display. Old altar gospels compete with jewelled icons for attention. There are gold woven shrouds with artwork atop same. Silver censers were noteworthy.

A ...

Bulgaria - Sofia

A travel blog entry by jamesandbre on Mar 27, 2014

... way to Moscow. We slept on and off, the train was so slow only a handful of people were going international. A group of 3 Syrian guys kept getting questioned every time we had ticket checks so we weren't sure what was going on there. A few hours in a Canadian guy got on, we had a good old chat with him and before we knew it we were at the boarder. Bulgarian and Romanian boarder control looked at our pass ports and told us we would ...

A Brief Flirt With Sofia

A travel blog entry by cannesorbust on Aug 15, 2013

7 photos

... only a few dozen soldiers who lived and worked the bunker. To keep it secret, Tito allegedly had all the soldiers killed after their work there was done. What?? What REALLY struck me was how our guide spoke of it with such fondness, shocking. Sounds like genocide to me. But like I said before, they all generally seem to miss the former Yugoslav times with Tito at the helm. I'm trying to understand how this culture thinks and operates, but the deeper I get into the history ...

Journey to Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by jaclyn.brian on Feb 09, 2013

3 comments, 43 photos

... review: inconclusive, though the water certainly was sulfury). We next walked past the former Communist Party Headquarters which, on this particular day, was home to a general protest rally (general in that most of the group's misgivings seemed to echo American sentiments). We traveled underground to see more partially excavated Roman ruins before returning to the surface in front of the Presidential Palace, denoted by the two unflappable guards stationed at the ...

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