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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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$13.28
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$13.28
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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church with Light Lunch

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church with Light Lunch

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Visit two notable World Heritage sites of Bulgaria — Rila Monastery and Boyana Church — recognized by UNESCO for their religious significance, historical attributes and Byzantine architecture. Travel to the outskirts of Sofia in the comfort of your own private vehicle and let a personal guide lead you on a tour of both landmarks. A light lunch is included in your full-day itinerary.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.31
Price varies by group size
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$54.31
Price varies by group size

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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$36.21
Price varies by group size
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$36.21
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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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$24.14
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$24.14
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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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$35.59
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$35.59

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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$37.14
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$37.14
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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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$60.66
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$60.66

Small group tour to Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery

Small group tour to Plovdiv, Asen's Fortress and Bachkovo Monastery

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Knowing the best spots to experience Bulgaria’s rich and varied cultural heritage can be tricky for visitors on limited time in the capital. Tick off Plovdiv, Asen’s Fortress, and Bachkovo Monastery in just 1 day on a small-group tour from Sofia. Save time with seamless round-trip transfer between landmarks, and learn about their Roman, Ottoman, and modern history from your professional guide.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.34
Price varies by group size
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$95.34
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The Most Affordable Private Sofia Walking Tour

The Most Affordable Private Sofia Walking Tour

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Lovers of history will thrill to this action-packed private walking tour that takes you from the 4th-century Rotunda of St. George to grand 20th-century architecture. Stops include the Ottoman-era Banya Bashi Mosque, the Cathedral St. Alexander Nevski with its glorious icons, and the Ivan Vazov National Theater.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.90
Price varies by group size
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$16.90
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Full-day Nis and Serbian History Tour from Sofia

Full-day Nis and Serbian History Tour from Sofia

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Grab your passport and head over the border to Serbia on this full-day tour of Nis from Sofia. Learn about the turbulent history of former Yugoslavia as you visit the Nis concentration camp; visit city sights including the Roman ruins of Mediana, the Skull Tower, and the Nisava riverfront; and sample delicious Serbian cuisine with lunch (own expense) at a local grill house.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.02
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$63.02
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Boyana Church tour

Boyana Church tour

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Visit one of Buglaria's must-see UNESCO World Heritage Sites, without planning a thing, on this hassle-free tour to Boyana Church. After an easy ride to the outskirts of Sofia, you can pay your entry fee and enter this stunning medieval religious space. See the church's three distinct parts—built in the 11th, 13th, and 19th centuries—and admire the renowned frescoes dating back over 1,000 years.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.99
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$24.99
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Symbol of the Communism Buzludzha monument and the Rose valley

Symbol of the Communism Buzludzha monument and the Rose valley

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Without a car, it is very difficult to get to Buzludzha, the famed abandoned Communist Party house. This private tour can take you from Sofia into the remote mountains where the crumbling building sits. Your tour also includes visits to the Shipka Monument and Valley of the Roses.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.37
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$118.37
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Valley of the Thracian Kings, Hidden Treasures

Valley of the Thracian Kings, Hidden Treasures

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Dive deep into Bulgarian history on a 10-hour group tour to the Valley of the Thracian Kings region. Beginning and ending at your Sofia accommodation, comfortable transportation enables you to cover a number of destinations in a short amount of time. Along the way, listen to mysterious stories about Orpheus and Spartacus. You also enjoy guided visits to Ostrusha Tomb, Golyama Kosmatka Mound, and the UNESCO listed Tomb of Kazanlak.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.48
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$119.48
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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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$72.41
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$72.41
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Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia

Plovdiv Full Day Tour from Sofia

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Visit the fascinating city of Plovdiv on a full-day tour from Sofia, and explore ancient ruins, some of Bulgaria’s most historic landmarks, and the city’s Ethnographic Museum. This full-day Plovdiv trip includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Sofia, a guided walking tour of Plovdiv, and admission to the museum and the Plovdiv Roman Theatre.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.21
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$36.21
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Sofia Communist History 2-Hour Tour in a Classic Trabant

Sofia Communist History 2-Hour Tour in a Classic Trabant

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Zip around Sofia’s historic landmarks in a traditional Trabant car on this private 2-hour tour. Learn about life in Bulgaria during the communist era as you pass landmarks such as the National Palace of Culture, the former Headquarters of the Communist Party, the Central Department Store, and the State Archive Agency.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$181.02
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$181.02
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Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia

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Visit Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa on a full-day trip from Sophia, and discover the art and architecture of two iconic Bulgarian cities. Stroll the narrow lanes of Plovdiv’s old town, and discover historic traces of the Romans, Thracians, and Byzantines who swept through this region. Continue to Koprivshtitsa for a walking tour to the homes of the city’s most storied residents, and learn how a local revolutionary committee freed Bulgaria from Ottoman rule during the Russo-Turkish war before ending your tour in central Sophia. 
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.31
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$54.31
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Private Sofia Communist Tower by Trabant Car

Private Sofia Communist Tower by Trabant Car

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The Sofia Communist Tour will take you back to the communist period of Bulgaria when the country was called "iron curtain". You will hear real stories of people and learn about the way of life of the Bulgarians at that time. You will get acquainted with the historical events and facts of Bulgaria and the countries of Eastern Europe to fall under the communist regime. You will hear stories never heard before and you will find another world - the world of communism. Surely afterwards you will be happy living in the free world of today and will appreciate the liberty of Europe.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.31
Price varies by group size
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$54.31
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Small-Group Alternative Tour in Sofia with Treasure Hunt

Small-Group Alternative Tour in Sofia with Treasure Hunt

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If conventional tours are not for you but you’d like to learn more about Sofia, embark on this unique adventure that’s half escape room, half treasure hunt. Meet at the office, pick up the starter pack, and get off the beaten path as you puzzle your way through clues around Sofia. Finally, meet your guide, complete the final challenge, and get a rundown on your personal experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.48
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$84.48
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Rila Monastery Day Tour

Rila Monastery Day Tour

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Get personalized attention on this 8-hour tour to Bulgaria's Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour includes a scenic drive through the country's pine-forested Rila Mountains and pickup and drop-off at Sofia accommodations.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.40
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$48.40

Day Tour to Nis, Serbia

Day Tour to Nis, Serbia

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Enjoy a day away from the bustling capital on a small-group day tour to Niš in Serbia. Explore top attractions including Mediana, the Skull Tower, and Niš Fortress with your professional guide for intimate insight into the region’s history and culture, and benefit from round-trip transfer from your hotel to travel the distance with ease.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.66
Price varies by group size
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$60.66
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Full-Day Plovdiv and Asen’s Fortress VR Tour from Sofia

Full-Day Plovdiv and Asen’s Fortress VR Tour from Sofia

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Discover Plovdiv, the 2019 European Capital of Culture, and the mighty Asen’s Fortress on this full-day small-group tour from Sofia. Explore the atmospheric Old Town of Plovdiv on a guided walking tour; go back in time with a virtual reality experience; enjoy a typical Bulgarian lunch at a local restaurant (own expense), then marvel at the views from the mountaintop medieval castle.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.24
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$42.24

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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$48.26
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$48.26
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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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$7.23
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$7.23
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