Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
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Sofia: 2-Hour Communist Jeep Tour

1. Sofia: 2-Hour Communist Jeep Tour

The Sofia Communist Tour will take you back to Bulgaria under totalitarian rule. See most of the remaining Communist sights in the city on-board a classic Eastern Bloc vehicle.  Start with pickup collected from your hotel by your driver. Learn plenty of interesting information about the places you will be visiting as well as intriguing and fun facts about life under the Communist regime.  Cruise through town making short stops en route, where you will be able to step down and take photos of the most impressive sights. Your driver will also stop upon request at other places of interest. 

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Plovdiv: Private Sofia Day Trip

2. Plovdiv: Private Sofia Day Trip

With this tour you will have the chance to visit the Bulgarian capital Sofia whilst staying in Plovdiv. Your tour starts at 9:00AM, at which point your guide will collect you from your hotel and you will travel for 2 hours to Sofia. The capital of Bulgaria has preserved heritage from different cultures and epochs, including Roman, early Christian, Ottoman, Bulgarian, and Soviet. The most popular sights are the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is the 2nd-largest cathedral of the Balkans, and the Saint George Rotunda, which is the oldest church in town and dates back to the 4th century. You will also discover the Saint Sofia Basilica, the Medieval symbol of Serdica which was built in the 6th century. Other interesting places that you will see are the Parliament, the National Theater "Ivan Vazov" (one of the most beautiful buildings in town), the former Royal Palace, the administration of the President, and the mineral springs. Your guided tour will last for about 2 hours, after which you will have another 2 hours' free time for a lunch break and shopping. At 3:00PM, you will depart back to Plovdiv.

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Sofia: Small Group Walking Tour

3. Sofia: Small Group Walking Tour

Journey through almost 10,000 years of history on a guided walking tour of Sofia, and learn how the city sits on land that has been settled over the centuries by Thracians, Romans, Huns and more. Marvel at its well-preserved monuments and outstanding sights, such as the East Gate of the Serdika ruins from Roman times. Walk through the underpass connecting the Presidential Palace and Ministerial Council to encounter shops selling traditional souvenirs and rosewater. Experience the city's laid-back charm as you explore streets scattered with mosques and impressive onion-domed churches.

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What people are saying about Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Totally interesting with many little and big stories. We saw all main parts of the city and one or two hidden gems and were motivated to stroll again on our own. Highly recommended!

Highly recommend, very helpful and informative

Highly recommend, guide very helpful and informative, told us lots of really interesting things. I'd definitely tell people to book this if they're coming to Sofia

Wow great tour!

Fantastic tour! Highly recommended if you are in Sofia! Nice, friendly guide who really knows a lot and tells a lot! The car finished it off!

The highlight of our trip to Sofia. Very knowledgeable guide and the uaz was great fun. Highly recommended!

It was a very great experience and we had a lot of good information