Boyana Residence

16 Vitoshko lale Str, Sofia, 1618, Bulgaria | Hotel
Prices starting from $95.00
 

Travel Blogs from Sofia

The Bosphorus Expense

A travel blog entry by benstevens

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... between being rubbish and being cool, with areas as poor as the countryside around it and others as cultured as places like Paris. Indeed, many of the buildings we walked by were reminiscent of late nineteenth century Parisian boulevards, and were every bit as impressive. We hurriedly went to a couple of churches we'd spotted on a tourist map which were of considerable interest. One of them we learnt was bombed by assassins in the early twentieth century as part of an attempt to ...

Ruse to Sofia

A travel blog entry by townsvilleduo

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... VT we will need to get a container to send stuff home. Unbelievable! We are now in Sofia and loving it. We are staying in a huge one bedroom apartment and it is sooooo good being able to eat home cooked food again. While it is very easy to choose excellent home cooked fare in Bulgarian restaurants and cafes, the food is still a little too rich as the Bulgarians love their cheese. So the first afternoon we arrived we hit the local supermarket and went crazy. We ...

No passport, no government. Say what?!

A travel blog entry by cassie_bodkin

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... later and I finally received my new passport. During this time I also received my bank card. Progress..with me, not the government. The only thing I had left to do was to go to the Bulgarian Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia and get my visa.
If only it was that simply. I had to go to the police station in Dimitrovgrad and then the Immigration Office in Sofia to get the documents I needed to get the visa. Chaos. Efficiency is ...

Back in Sofia

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... alphabet for me: blagodhia. I paid by credit card and tipped in cash but was sorry that I didn't have more small stuff to give him.

On my way back from dinner, I ran into the Russian Orthodox Church and took a few photos of the sun shining on the cupolas but nothing spectacular. I decided I might as well try to see the Alexander Nevsky Church while I was at it. I almost gave up .... and there it was. I was beginning to get a bit disoriented. After this, ...

Communisim and Nostalgia

A travel blog entry by melepua

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... affect their spirits, yet the few Bulgarians I met are lovely people. Bulgaria is now a parliamentary democracy, but evidence of its Communist past towers over like an eerie ghost town.

It feels great to be with a friend from home. I adore all my new friends in Ireland, though there is something warm about being able to talk about the good old days in Los Angeles, only, on the other side of the world. C’est bon. C’est tres ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Панчарево area of Sofia, is near National Museum of History and National Palace of Culture Congress Centre.
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