Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Sofia, Bulgaria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2 km
Ascend 29 m
Descend 24 m

Explore Sofia in Bulgaria with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in SofiaIndividual Sights in Sofia

Sight 1: National Literary Museum

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The National Literary Museum is a museum that takes care of the protection and promotion of Bulgarian literature in the country and abroad.

Wikipedia: Национален литературен музей (BG), Website, Website

412 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Войнишки мемориал на Първи и Шести софийски пехотен полк

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Войнишки мемориал на Първи и Шести софийски пехотен полк

The memorial of the First Sofia Infantry and Sixth Tarnovo Infantry Regiments of the First Sofia Infantry Division, called "The Iron" or "Shopskaya", was inaugurated on October 28, 1934 by Tsar Boris III. In front of it were held military celebrations, parades, memorials and other celebrations until World War II.

Wikipedia: Паметник на първи и шести пехотен полк (BG)

169 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Memorial Monument to the Victims of the Communist Regime in Bulgaria

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210 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Bulgaria Square

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"Bulgaria" is a park square in the central part of Sofia, the largest square in the city.

Wikipedia: България (площад в София) (BG)

643 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Мадарска градинка

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Мадарска градинка

Garden "Bukata" is a garden in the center of Sofia.

Wikipedia: Буката (градина) (BG)

572 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Катедрален храм “Успение Богородично”

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Катедрален храм “Успение Богородично” Todor Bozhinov / Тодор Божинов / Martyr / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Bulgarian Catholic Eparchy of Saint John XXIII of Sofia is an eparchy of the Bulgarian Greek Catholic Church which is a sui iuris ("autonomous") Eastern Catholic church based in Bulgaria. As a particular church of the Catholic Church, it is in full communion with the Holy See. The Church is organised as a single eparchy. Its liturgical usage is that of the Byzantine Rite in the Bulgarian language. It was elevated from an Apostolic Exarchate to a full eparchy by Pope Francis on 12 October 2019. The cathedral church of the eparchy is the Cathedral of the Dormition, in Bulgaria's capital Sofia. The incumbent eparch is Christo Proykov.

Wikipedia: Bulgarian Greek Catholic Eparchy of Sofia (EN), Website


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