This 7 hour tour is the best way to understand and learn the complex and ancient history of Bulgaria.
On this full day tour, you will learn the complex and ancient history of Bulgaria. Our guides will do their best to share with you all the knowledge they have and to make your day unforgettable.
The tour will start with a morning pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Sofia at 9:00. First, we will show you Sofia from above. We will drive with the car up to Vitosha mountain and will reach an old chair cabin lift station, from which you will admire a great view of the city and the surrounding mountains. Our next stop will be at one of the most interesting and significant monuments from the Communist period- park “The Bells”. It was constructed in 1979 by the daughter of the last Communist leader of Bulgaria by the initiative called “The flag of peace”. Children from both sides of The Iron curtain were meeting each other and making bells which are presented in the park.
National Museum of History
We will continue our journey to the National history museum. This will be a great introduction to Bulgarian history. You will learn how intense was the life on the Balkans and how ancient is our nation.
Ancient Serdica Archaeological Complex
When we finish, we will head toward the historical center of Sofia. We will visit one more museum- Sofia history museum where you will learn about our 20th century monarchy period when Sofia became the center of our country. Also during the day tour, the remains of the Roman city of Serdica will be revealed by visiting the Roman ruins, St. Sofia church, and the rotunda of St. George. Other highlights will be Alexander Nevski cathedral, the symbol of the city, the monarchy palace, Sofia University’s main building, a piece of art from the very late 19th century, the parliament, and of course the Communist administrative center.
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