Hotel Stivan Iskar

Address: Iskar str 11B, Sofia, 1000, Bulgaria | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Искър area of Sofia, is near Nesseber Village, Vitosha Mountain, Ivan Vazov National Theater, and National Opera and Ballet.
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    Religion and government

    A travel blog entry by londonpenguin on Sep 07, 2015

    4 comments, 13 photos

    ... m also guessing on the spelling). Mr. K was a university professor, a former politician, an economist, a member of a think tank, and currently works as an advisor to several countries and international companies (AEC, for example, is one of his clients). He had just returned from Greece. He's pretty much wicked smart and knows everything there is to know about the Balkan region and former Soviet countries, but also all of Europe.

    He talked about the ...

    Not Quite the Orient Express

    A travel blog entry by jsimpson095 on Apr 14, 2015

    6 photos

    ... couldn't see them at first glance due to the lack of neon signage. I managed to keep my eyes open long enough to find an ATM, change money over, grab some pizza for breakfast, stock up on snacks and even borrow some free wifi. I like the coin operated coffee machines on all of the streets, which I managed to operate successfully despite all of the instructions being in Belgian [Bulgarian, dumbass]. Score one for sleep-deprived Jeff.

    The final drama ...

    Cultural Day in the Capital

    A travel blog entry by nadyapb on Sep 09, 2014

    10 photos

    ... toppled the minarets and the Turks, believing this was bad luck, abandoned it. The church was returned to its glory after Liberation (late 19th century), and the necropolis had been found in 2008 when a water pipe was being fixed. Excavations revealed many Roman and Byzantine tombs dating back to the 3rd and 4th centuries, some including frescoes. The floors were made of elaborate mosaics, some very well preserved. The museum has been built by Sofia Municipality and ...


    A travel blog entry by rafb on Apr 20, 2014

    1 photo

    ... be completely made out of wood. The entire place is lit by candles. There were candles lining the side of the stairway, all over the bar and the tables, just everywhere. They only use electricity for the coolers. They leave all of the melted candle wax too, which just makes it look amazing. I'm really not doing it any justice, but I didn't get a picture of it.

    I will be going back to Sofia at some point. Night train to Bucharest here I come.

    Synagogue, Churches, Mosque, Ethnology Museum

    A travel blog entry by londone7 on Oct 11, 2013

    59 photos

    ... museum

    This is inside the old Royal Palace. One side is the Natonal Gallery for 6 Lev entry. The other side is the Ethnological museum for 3 Lev entry ($2).

    I wasnt interested in the art gallery and the ethnological was more ...