Shipka Hotel

Address: bul.Gen. Totleben 34A, Sofia, 1606, Bulgaria | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Възраждане area of Sofia, is near Alexander Nevski Church, Saint Nikolas Russian Church (Tsurkva Sveta Nikolai), Rila Monastery, and Institute of Archaeology with Museum.
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        Travel Blogs from Sofia

        Thank heaven for little mermaids

        A travel blog entry by londonpenguin on Sep 05, 2015

        2 comments, 5 photos

        ... off with. He produced a tool that looked like the thing you keep in the car for bashing out windows and cutting through seatbelts. He spent a few minutes patiently sawing away at the plastic and voila!, he got them off. My hero for the day!

        Bought a ticket from a self-service machine (cost: 1 lev) to take the Metro into Sofia. The station was nice (brand new, actually, as of this past April) and the trains were clean and roomy. The ride to Sofia University (my ...

        Not Quite the Orient Express

        A travel blog entry by jsimpson095 on Apr 14, 2015

        6 photos

        ... this trip, but did get a chance to take in the sights. This was mostly countryside, which with its rolling hills, farms, bush and scrub looked rather similar to the Waikato. The only differences were the abandoned buildings and dull, grey apartment complexes which are the hallmark of Eastern European countries. When you arrive in a city by train it's different than coming in from an airport. It's like arriving by the back door when no one's cleaned up the ...

        My Last Days in Sofia

        A travel blog entry by nadyapb on Sep 18, 2014

        7 photos

        ... also have to go to the post office in her town to make the call. My dad shared how they used coal for heat back in the day, and they'd have to lug bucketfuls of it from the basement all the way to the 5th floor. Then they'd have to carry all the soot down too, and eventually my grandfather got tired of it and installed a reel on the balcony for that purpose. This is especially hard for me to imagine, because the apartment my father grew up in is the same my parents live in now, ...

        Journey to Bulgaria

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

        3 comments, 43 photos

        The second of our consecutive weekend destinations was Sofia, Bulgaria, which we visited to see a part of Europe we hadn't yet experienced (the eastern part) and to keep a promise I had made to three friends several years prior. Again, our time in this region was brief, but it was jam-packed with activities, which my friend Iva had personally seen to, having made a detailed weekend itinerary for us.

        We were greeted at the airport by Iva and Aneta, two of my ...

        Painful trip to...but warm welcome in...Sofia

        A travel blog entry by ltalsky on May 04, 2012

        8 photos

        ... and yell throughout the night and next morning right outside our sleeper couchette. Lance passed out and I got a few hrs of sleep, interrupted by multiple customs agents (who took our passports for like 1.5 hrs and freaked me out), only to be woken up at 9am by the screaming kids again.

        Then a miracle I lie awake, exhausted, thinking about the many hours ahead of me on the train with the screaming kids... we arrive in what we ...

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