The Bulgarian capital of Sofia is warmest in August, with skiing available during the winter at Mount Ventosa, which is a designated national park. Eagle’s Bridge is a popular landmark in the city. Ivanovo Monastery, Sofia Zoo and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral are other attractions in the city. Flights to Sofia are available with British Airways, flying via London Heathrow. Flights are also available with Air France via Paris. www.sofiabulgariatravel.com.
Located in the Sofia Valley, the capital city of
Bulgaria lies at the foot of the Vitosha and Lyulin Mountains, and
is the centre of the country's political, business and cultural
St George Rotunda Sofia
The rotunda church of St George is considered
to be the oldest building in Sofia, dating to the 4th century, and
is situated amid the remains of the ancient Roman town of Serdica.
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Sofia
One of the finest examples of 20th-century
architecture in Sofia and one of the symbols of the city, the
magnificent Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was built between 1882 and
1912 to honour the Russian soldiers who died fighting to liberate
Bulgaria from Turkish rule in the war of 1878 under Tsar Alexander
National Ethnographic Museum Sofia
The National Ethnographic Museum has one of
the richest collections on the Balkan Peninsula representing the
traditions, arts, crafts and lifestyle of the Bulgarian people from
the 17th to the 20th century.
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