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Sofia is capital of, and the largest city in, Bulgaria. As of January 2007, Sofia had a population 1,270,450, with a total of 1,380,406 living in the metropolitan area.

Sofia is one of the oldest cities in Europe, and can trace its history back to the 8th century BC (although several different names have been used for settlements at Sofia's location).

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Bulgaria

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2017-08-15
Paperback (284 pages)

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Visit and explore Bulgaria, immersing yourself in culture, history, and food. Stroll through Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, or stop by the ancient countryside villages of Koprivshtitsa and Veliko Tarnovo.

From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to standout scenic sites and walks, our insider tips are sure to make your trip outstanding. Whether you're looking for unique and interesting shops and markets, or seeking the best venues for music and nightlife, we have entertainment and hotel recommendations for every budget covered in our Eyewitness Travel Guide.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria.

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Bulgaria truly shows you the country as no one else can.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide. Visit TravelDK.com to learn more.

Sofia (Bulgaria) - Wink Travel Guide

By Wink Travel Guide

Independently published
Paperback (25 pages)

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Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria. It is also the biggest city in the country with about 2 million citizens (including suburbs).

Today, Sofia is a dynamic European capital, distinguished by its unique combination of European and Communist-style architecture as well as many beautiful Orthodox churches. Furthermore, it claims to be one of the few European capitals with beautiful scenery and a developed ski-resort so close to it - the Vitosha mountain.

Near Sofia lies Boyana church, which is one of the most valuable memorials of Bulgarian and European culture. The church has frescoes, acclaimed by specialists as the best examples of eastern medieval art from the 13th century AD.

Wink Travel Guides introduce you to the best world travel destinations, in a clear and concise way, illustrated by photos.

Insight Guides Pocket Bulgaria (Travel Guide eBook)

By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
Released: 2018-04-01
Kindle Edition (144 pages)

Insight Guides Pocket Bulgaria  (Travel Guide eBook)
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Insight Pocket Guides: ideal itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package.

� Compact, concise, and packed with essential information about Where to Go and What to Do, this is an ideal on-the-move companion when you're exploring Bulgaria
� Covers Top Ten Attractions, including the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the Black Sea Coast, sacred monasteries and the Iskar Gorge, plus suggestions for a Perfect Day in Sofia, including museums, churches, the Rotunda and where to find the vibrant street life and great eats
� Offers an insightful overview of landscape, history and culture
� Contains an invaluable pull-out map, and essential practical information on everything from Eating Out to Getting Around
� Includes an innovative extra that's unique in the market - all Insight Pocket Guides come with a free eBook
� Inspirational colour photography throughout
� Sharp design and colour-coded sections make for an engaging reading experience

About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Steve Fallon

Lonely Planet
Paperback (512 pages)

Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Absorb the vibrant landscape by hiking the Carpathians, relax on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, or experience the kaleidoscope of colours in the Bucovina Monasteries; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Romania and Bulgaria and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including folk culture, myths, history, visual arts, crafts, music, politics, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, and wine
  • Over 70 local maps
  • Useful features - including Top Experiences, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Outdoor Activities
  • Coverage of Sofia, Bucharest, Wallachia, the Black Sea Coast, Moldavia, Transylvania, Maramures, Crisana, Banat, Plovdiv, Veliko Tarnovo, the Danube, Kazanlak, Sibiu, the Danube Delta, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria, our most comprehensive guide to Romania and Bulgaria, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits!

Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

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Bulgaria Marco Polo Pocket Travel Guide - with pull out map (Marco Polo Pocket Guides)

By Marco Polo Travel Publishing

Marco Polo Travel Publishing, Ltd.
Released: 2019-04-07
Paperback (144 pages)

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Marco Polo Pocket Guide Bulgaria: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips

Explore Bulgaria with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the country's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place. Let Marco Polo show you all that Bulgaria has to offer…

Bulgaria is the beautiful stranger at the south-eastern tip of South East Europe. The beach, sea and party atmosphere still feature strongly in the travel brochures, but there is more than that to see and do and plenty of surprises in store: culture and nightlife in the nation's capital, Sofia; dreamy mountain villages in the Rhodopes; magnificent mountain scenery in the Rila and Pirin ranges; and much else besides… This is Bulgaria!

Your Marco Polo Bulgaria Pocket Guide includes:

• Insider Tips – we show you the hidden gems and little-known secrets that offer a real insight into this wonderful country. Discover where you can follow in the footsteps of Orpheus and Eurydice, where you can see the famous fire dancers and experience a wonderful sunset over the Black Sea.

• Best of – find the best things to do for free, the best ‘only in’ Bulgaria experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.

• Sightseeing – all the top sights are organized by area so you can easily plan your trip.

• Discovery Tours – specially tailored tours will get you to the heart of Bulgaria. From remote mountain villages to bustling cities, from fine beaches to barren mountains, you can experience all of Bulgaria’s unique character with these personal tours.

• Bulgaria in full-color – Marco Polo Pocket Guide Bulgaria includes full-color photos throughout the guide bringing the country to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.

• Touring App – you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again!

• Road Atlas and pull-out map – we’ve included a detailed road atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour. A small street map of Sofia is also included.

• Useful Bulgarian phrases – the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by.

Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Bulgaria to show you around this wonderful country. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Bulgaria has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy.

Sofia in 3 Days (Travel Guide 2019): Best Things to Do in Sofia, Bulgaria: What to See and Do, Where to Stay, Shop, Go out. Local Tips to Save Money and Time. Includes Google Maps to all Spots.

By Guidora Team

Released: 2017-09-17
Kindle Edition (62 pages)

Sofia in 3 Days (Travel Guide 2019): Best Things to Do in Sofia, Bulgaria: What to See and Do, Where to Stay, Shop, Go out. Local Tips to Save Money and Time. Includes Google Maps to all Spots.
Product Description:
3 Days Travel Guide to Sofia
Planning your trip to Sofia requires a lot of research and time spent on the web, looking on where to stay, best things to do, where to eat, what to see, and what tours to book.
That’s why we built a simple 3-days guide to Sofia, with all you need to know before you go. Get this guide and gain access to online maps with the best spots, reviews of recommended hotels and restaurants, a daily plan from the morning until the evening with exact things to do each hour, tips about where to go out in the night and useful local information.
This guide is not the encyclopedia of Sofia. We do not just list all the available hotels, restaurants, sights and tours as this would not provide a valuable service to you. It is a compact, short and sweet travel guide that will help you save time from planning and enjoy your travel time more.
By getting this travel guide to Sofia, you will get:
- Exact information on what is the best hotel to stay in Sofia, so that you will be in the best area of Sofia for all activities, without breaking the bank.
- Exact information on what to do every hour of the day.
- The best sights: Discover the top sights in Sofia.
- Where to Eat: What are the best restaurants that locals go to.
- What dishes to try. A simple culinary guide with the top 10 dishes and drinks.
- Where to go out in the evening. Only the top suggestion for each day for one bar or a club.
- How to move from the airport to the hotel with the most budget friendly way.
- What museums and sights to see. What tourist traps to avoid.
- Where to Book Everything Online, to save time and money.
- Best things to do in each one of the 3 days.
- All the Maps are available in Google Maps, to help you navigate Sofia easy, through your smartphone.
- Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots

Inside Guidora's Sofia in 3 Days Travel Guide:

  • Top Tips for Traveling to Sofia

  • Where to Stay in Sofia – The 10 best hotels for all budgets

  • Getting to Sofia from the Airport

  • Shopping in Sofia

  • Best Restaurants in Sofia

  • 1st Day in Sofia - Itinerary

  • 1st Day in Sofia - Map

  • ZoomTip 1.1: Information on Banya Bashi Mosque

  • ZoomTip 1.2: Information on Sofia Central Mineral Baths

  • ZoomTip 1.3: Information on Central Sofia Market

  • ZoomTip 1.4: Information on Sofia Synagogue

  • ZoomTip 1.5: Information on Sveta Nedelya Cathedral Church

  • 2nd Day In Sofia – Itinerary

  • 2nd Day in Sofia - Map

  • ZoomTip 2.1: Information on National Archeological Museum of Sofia

  • ZoomTip 2.2: Information on Alexander Nevski Cathedral

  • 3rd Day In Sofia – Itinerary

  • 3rd Day in Sofia – Map

  • ZoomTip 3.1: Information on Boyana Church

  • Get this Guide Now and enjoy your trip to Sofia!

    Authors: Written and researched by Guidora's team of travel bloggers and local experts in Sofia

    About Guidora: Guidora is a startup that solves the problem of "What exactly to do in a destination in +72 hours". Guidora provides well-researched travel itineraries, written by local experts and local guides. Guidora operates an online travel itinerary marketplace at http://www.guidora.com and holds a popular blog on travel related subjects.

Bulgaria (Bradt Travel Guides)

By Annie Kay

Released: 2015-08-07
Paperback (320 pages)

Bulgaria (Bradt Travel Guides)
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Fully updated for this second edition, Annie Kay's Bulgaria combines detailed background information with tips on the best hotels and mehanas. Bulgaria has a history and culture as rich and diverse as its landscape. From the gold-domed churches of Sofia to the picturesque National Revival houses of Koprivshtitsa, visitors will find an eclectic mix of traditions and architecture. Add to this remote mountain monasteries, medieval fortresses and ancient rock formations, and you'll see that there are opportunities to delve into this country's past at every turn. Whether hiking through the Rila Mountains in search of a brown bear or simply strolling around Nesebur's harbour, be sure to take this guide with you.

Greater Than a Tourist - Sofia Bulgaria: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By George Farley

Independently published
Paperback (103 pages)

Greater Than a Tourist - Sofia Bulgaria: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
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Are you excited about planning your next trip? Do you want to try something new while traveling? Would you like some guidance from a local? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is just for you. Sofia Bulgaria by George Farley offers the inside scope on Sofia. Most travel books tell you how to travel like a tourist. Although there's nothing wrong with that, as a part of the Greater than a Tourist series, this book will give you travel tips from someone who lives at your next travel destination. In these pages you'll discover local advice that will help you throughout your stay. This book will not tell you exact addresses or store hours but instead will give you an excitement and knowledge from a local that you may not find in other smaller print travel books. Travel like a local. Slow down, stay in one place, and get to know the people and the culture of a place. By the time you finish this book, you will be eager and prepared to travel to your next destination.

Sofia, Bulgaria - City Map

By Jason Patrick Bates

Independently published
Paperback (68 pages)

Sofia, Bulgaria - City Map
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Looking for an easy-to-use, pocket city map that you can carry around with you, wherever you go without having to juggle with foldable maps that quickly turn into a complete mess? The Glob:us city maps is all you’ll need to have the whole city within arm’s reach: clear black & white maps, at a comfortable scale, with all the points of interest included, plus a handy streets index, so that you’ll never miss a thing again. So, are you ready for your next adventure?

Sofia 25 Secrets - The Locals Travel Guide For Your Trip to Sofia 2019 ( Bulgaria )

By Antonio Araujo

Released: 2017-05-09
Kindle Edition (23 pages)

Sofia 25 Secrets - The Locals Travel Guide  For Your Trip to Sofia 2019 (  Bulgaria )
Product Description:

25 Secrets you’d never find out about SOFIA!

Welcome to the most Complete Sofia Travel Guide for Tourists made by locals!

Here Is a Preview of What You'll Learn Inside...

♥25 Unique activities to do when you are in town
♥Best places to eat in town
♥Best local Markets
♥Best Parks and Good Views
♥Best Museums
♥Best Bars
♥Best things to do in Sofia - Bulgaria
♥ Much, much more!

If you are heading to the wonderful city of Sofia anytime soon this book will give you an insight of the best places and most unique places to see where you will mingle with the locals and get to see and do the activities as one of them.

We have prepared a unique BUCKET LIST with the 25 most unique experiences you can have in Sofia
Most people don't even take the time to prepare themselves in advance, and just wish for the best once they have arrived! Most people aren't aware of some of the most amazing places Sofia can offer... And it'd be such a pity to miss them! That's precisely why we desperately need the RIGHT travel guide first. Don’t arrive to Sofia (Bulgaria) and follow the crowds of Tourists. With this exclusive travel guide made by locals you will be finding about the places that don’t come on Lonely Planet’s or are listed on Trip Advisor where thousands of tourists head daily.
It took lots of time to incorporate the tips and hacks that ended up shaping this travel guide! And now, we are willing to share those secrets with you!
We will tell you where you should go, eat, sleep, and of course, party! We know you won't just settle for average boring travel guides! We know you are looking for something better; something unique that will truly help you down the road: a book with real life tips, recommendations, useful travel hacks and data... everything you may need in your trip. You've just found what you were looking for!

Our goal is simple. we will give you a complete and detailed Bucket list with MAPS to all the locations to make sure you won’t get lost in the amazing city of Sofia transforming your trip into absolutely amazing experience. We will help you simplify your path, showing you exactly where the best places are.

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