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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia

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Immerse yourself in the beguiling beauty of two of Bulgaria’s most spectacular sights on a full-day trip from Sofia. Admire the natural splendor of rural Bulgaria as you travel to the Rila Monastery, a sacred structure cradled by the dense pine forests of the mountains. Delve into the history of the medieval landmark and browse the intriguing exhibitions of the on-site museum. Continue to Boyana Church to gaze at the fascinating pre-Renaissance frescoes that decorate the walls within. Please note, entrance fees are not included on this tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.96
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$23.96
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Day tour to Skopje, North Macedonia - Small Group

Day tour to Skopje, North Macedonia - Small Group

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Appreciating the diversity of Balkan culture can be difficult, especially with limited time in the region. Explore Macedonian culture on a day tour to Skopje from Sofia, and tick off another Balkan capital in just one day. Travel the distance with ease via private vehicle, and discover landmarks including the Skopje Fortress, Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and Old Bazaar, with insights provided by your guide.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.87
Price varies by group size
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$71.87
Price varies by group size
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Full-Day Rila Monastery, the cave of St.Ivan and Boyana Church Tour from Sofia

Full-Day Rila Monastery, the cave of St.Ivan and Boyana Church Tour from Sofia

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The Rila Monastery and Boyana Church are two of Bulgaria’s most impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites and this full-day tour from Sofia visits both in one day. Tour the medieval Boyana Church, famous for its magnificent 13th-century frescoes; admire the natural landscapes of the Rila Mountain Nature Park; then explore the churches and caves of the Rila Monastery complex.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.32
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$35.32

Private Guided Walking Tour of Sofia

Private Guided Walking Tour of Sofia

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Forget planning routes, researching sites, and boning up on history. See all Sofia’s key attractions and learn the stories behind them too on this great-value small-group walking tour: perfect for history buffs. Sights include the ruins of the Roman-era east gate, the 4th-century Rotunda of St. George, the Byzantine St. Sofia Basilica, the Ivan Vazov National Theater, and the Cathedral Saint Alexander Nevsky.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.93
Price varies by group size
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$35.93
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7 Rila Lakes and Rila Monastery tour

7 Rila Lakes and Rila Monastery tour

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Often called the 8th wonder of the world, the Seven Rila lakes are legendary for their beauty and awesomeness. They are one of the most visited natural sites of Bulgaria. We combine them with a visit to the Rila Monastery. The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. The driver will pick you up, will take you to the Monastery and will show you around. After that he will take you to the lift to the 7 Rila Lakes, you will be able to go up to the lakes, the driver will stay down and wait for you there. When you come back, he will pick you from the lift and bring you back to Sofia.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.65
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$82.65

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Tour

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Tour

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Travel with a small group to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church, two UNESCO World Heritage sites. An informative guide points out 19th-century paintings depicting the Bulgarian Renaissance at the country’s largest monastery, set against the beauty of the Rila mountains. In the afternoon, visit Boyana Church to view its medieval frescoes. You’ll travel round-trip by air-conditioned minivan from Sofia’s Alexander Nevski Square.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.86
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$36.86
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Sofia by Night Panoramic Tour with Dinner and Folklore Show

Sofia by Night Panoramic Tour with Dinner and Folklore Show

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Admire the sights of Sofia by night before dinner and a folklore show on this evening tour. Take a panoramic drive around Bulgaria’s capital to see its illuminated highlights, including the floodlit Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, National Palace of Culture, and more. Then, savor a 3-course Bulgarian dinner complemented with a live folklore show of traditional local music and dance. Dinner, show, air-conditioned transport, and central hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.87
Price varies by group size
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$71.87
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Sofia full day tour

Sofia full day tour

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Get an in-depth exploration of the Bulgarian capital on this full-day tour of Sofia. Set out from your hotel and travel in an air-conditioned minivan. Accompanied by a guide, visit Boyana Church, the National Historical Museum, Pancharevo Lake, and more. Take a walking tour through the city center and learn about Bulgarian history from your guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.88
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$65.88
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Communist Walking Tour of Sofia

Communist Walking Tour of Sofia

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Learn what life was like in communist-era Bulgaria on a Sofia city walking tour. Meet your informative guide in central Sofia and check out the buildings and monuments that testify to its and Bulgaria’s 45 years on the eastern side of the Iron Curtain. See the Largo complex, former home of Bulgaria’s Communist Party; the Monument to the Soviet Army; the National Palace of Culture and more as your guide explains communist ideology and the everyday lives of Bulgarians during the controversial Cold War period.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.18
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$13.18
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Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

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Reaching the Seven Rila Lakes by public transport typically involves two buses, a shuttle and most of your day. Take the pain out of transportation—while maintaining total independence—with this cost-effective shared transfer. Visit both these beautiful glacial lakes and the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with ample time for hiking.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.90
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$47.90
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Admission Ticket to the Museum of Illusions in Sofia

Admission Ticket to the Museum of Illusions in Sofia

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Museum exhibition is a 400 m2 space where illusions meet scientific inventions and arts: physics and optics are displayed together with mysterious artworks and classical riddles. The exceptional educational experience is enriched by interactive entertainment — drawing with a light, creating shadows and unforgettable moments in the world upside down.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.18
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Private Self-guided tour in Rila Monastery

Private Self-guided tour in Rila Monastery

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Pre-book tickets to Rila Monastery to explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site with more than 1,000 years of history, plus Hrelio Tower, the ethnographic museum, guestrooms, and the monastery farm. Booking Rila Monastery tickets online combines the convenience of advance planning with the flexibility to arrive at any time of day, without being limited to a fixed tour schedule.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$7.17
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$7.17
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Self-guided Tour in the Museum of Socialist Art

Self-guided Tour in the Museum of Socialist Art

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Knowing the best spots for insight into Bulgaria’s socialist past can be difficult. Visit the Museum of Socialist Art for insight into the People's Republic of Bulgaria, and get an intimate look at examples of socialist realism, political sculptures, and archival footage from the era. Avoid disappointment with advanced booking, and benefit from regular opening hours to visit at a time that suits you.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$8.62
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$8.62
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Time Travel: Catacomb Walk in Sofia with a Local

Time Travel: Catacomb Walk in Sofia with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Did you know that there are Christian tombs dating back to the 3rd and the 4th century under St. Sophia church? Prepare for a loaded experience as we explore the remains of an early Christian necropolis and stroll through a labyrinth of sarcophagi! Feel like the protagonist of a mystery novel as we tour the underground and explore the tomb pits, stone tombs, stone sarcophagi, the typical late antiquity masonry tombs with semi-cylindrical vaults, as well as the separate Honorius Tomb, I will tell you many thrilling stories from the history of the ancient church of St. Sophia throughout the centuries. Come rain or shine, this is a great experience for all the brave explorers at any time of the year!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.64
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$35.64

Art and Culture in Sofia with a Local

Art and Culture in Sofia with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Find out the different cultural and artistic characteristics that makes this city unique, and enjoy the buzzing community and city ambience! Whether you are visiting Sofia as a returning tourist who wants to get to know the city a bit better, or if this is your first time, this Experience is for you! While walking the streets of Sofia and looking at the amazing, unique street art, or getting to know more about the city’s galleries and museums, you will hear about street-art artists as well as contemporary artists and their close connection to Sofia. I will share with you the art and cultural world of my city, where you will see, hear, and experience how colorful and multifaceted Sofia is!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.26
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$28.26

Architectural Walk of Sofia with a Local

Architectural Walk of Sofia with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Discover the most impressive buildings in Sofia and learn about the history behind each of those historical buildings and structures in this invigorating architectural walk! Join me on this adventure to discover the beauty and history of Sofia's most significant buildings and find out a bit more about the local culture in from my perspective! During this walk, you will become better acquainted with the local architecture and at the same time, you will learn how it has changed over the years with the city becoming more contemporary while still retaining its unique character. By the way, did you know that cylindrical Church St. George Rotunda from the 4th century is Sofia's oldest building? And it's included in our Experience!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.20
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$60.20

The secret museums of Sofia

The secret museums of Sofia

Sofia has so many museums, that the locals don’t even know for their existence. In this walking tour, the guide will tell what happened here millions of years ago and will lead you through the historical periods, through Аncient times, Мiddle ages, Кingdom era, and Socialistic era. Join the untypical city tour to have a bigger picture of Sofia, that never sleeping beauty.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.72
Price varies by group size
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$30.72
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Dancing adventure - tour the unique folk dances of Bulgaria - 15 days

Dancing adventure - tour the unique folk dances of Bulgaria - 15 days

Magnificent sceneries… fine sand beaches, sea and sun… beautiful mountains and pristine natural places… pure water… delicious food, remarkable wines and spirits… authentic native hospitality… beautiful folk dances, unique in rhythm and sound… lots of fun all the time… This is the tour! Bulgaria is World famous for its folklore and unmatched variety of folk dances. It is quite common on various occasions the Bulgarians to stand up and dance having fun, trying to give the best of themselves, instead of just sitting and watching for fun the dancers to perform. Be part of this adventure! Sure you can! Taaa – Taaa – Ta-ta… Yeehoo! :)
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  • 15 days
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$3,301.69
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$3,301.69

E-guide for National Museum of Military History in Sofia

E-guide for National Museum of Military History in Sofia

Pre-book tickets to the National Museum of Military History in Sofia to discover artifacts from the World Wars, Balkan wars, and Cold War in an indoor-outdoor setting. Booking your National Museum of Military History tickets in advance is a time-saving strategy to ensure a smooth arrival, so you can get straight to the historic planes, tanks, and artillery exhibits.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$9.94
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$9.94
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The Instagrammable Places of Sofia with a Local

The Instagrammable Places of Sofia with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. If you want to spice up your Instagram feed and impress your friends with stunning shots from your travels then you are at the right place! Let me show you the most beautiful and impressive spots in Sofia and guide you with some useful tips on how to take the best photos with your phone or camera! Of course while strolling through the city and taking photos of the most unique places (like the Complex Ancient Serdica and the movie graffiti underpass), you will also get to know more about Sofia and learn about its secrets from a local’s perspective. Join me on this adventure to give your Insta feed an upgrade! Make sure you don’t book this Experience too late, as we don’t want to miss the golden hour!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.26
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$28.26

Art Gallery Sightseeing Tour in Sofia

Art Gallery Sightseeing Tour in Sofia

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The tour will start in front of the entrance of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - one of the largest Orthodox cathedrals in Eastern Europe, which is also one of the main attractions in the capital of Bulgaria. Once the group gets together, we will take some time to get to know each other and everyone will have the opportunity to quickly visit the cathedral before we start with the Art Tour and take some pictures. Then I will take you to a special underground crypt - a museum of Bulgarian icon painting. We'll continue to the National Gallery, which is located in another historical monument of culture - the King's Palace. The following destination is Sofia City Art Gallery. We continue to a newly opened and modern art gallery - Nova Art Space. Afterwards we will pass the Presidency and enter the tunnels where the Ancient Complex Serdika is located. We end the tour of a secret private gallery, where each of the guests will receive one drink :) - a glass of wine, beer or water.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.93
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$35.93
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