Communist Sofia Walking Tour

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Tourist Information Centre near the Sofia University metro station
  • Return Details :
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

On this insightful and informative walking tour around Sofia, learn about Bulgaria's Communist past from your guide, who doubles as a specialist in history. Meet your guide at 10am and spend the next three hours taking in the citys key Communist siteson foot, including everything from the Monument of the soviet army to the National palace of culture. As you go, your guide will provide historical context and share stories of what everyday life was like for Bulgarians under Communist rule.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

Know More about this tour

At 10am, head to the Tourist Information Center adjacent to the Sofia University metro station, and meet up with your guide. For the next three hours, your guide whos a trained specialist in history will lead you on a small-group walking tour of thecity.

The main focus of the tour is Bulgarias Communist past, and youll see traces of that history everywhere you venture. Begin at the Monument of the Soviet Army before hopping on trolley a relic of older times to the National Palace of Culture, which holds the annual congress of the Socialist Party (and which displays a piece of the Berlin Wall).

Next, meander down Vitosha boulevard until you reach the former headquarters of the Communist Party, before heading to the site of the Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum. The tour winds down when you head to the antique market around the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, where you can pick up some Communist-era relics for yourself. An optional coffee break can also be added to the tour itinerary.

Inclusions

  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Public transportation ticket

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A minimum of two people per booking is required

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