The tour will begin at Independence Square – Serdica. Around the square you will enjoy a tour that combines almost two thousand years of history. You will visit the recently discovered
and facilitated remains of the ancient Roman city of Serdica, the Mosque Banya Bashi, Banya Square located on the north part of the square. Continuing the tour on the opposite site of the square, you will
see the Saint Nedelya Church and the beautiful twin buildings of TSUM and Balkan Hotel. Heading toward the Archeological Museum you will visit the Presidential square and its beautiful fountain. The visit
of the museum will follow up with up to 60 minutes’ stroll where you will experience some of the greatest treasures of Bulgaria.
During the stroll you will see the well preserved buildings of the National Theater “Ivan Vazov” and the old palace now hosting the National Art Gallery. On the route on the famous yellow pavement in Sofia you will experience an amazing travel in time in the mixture of architecture between the Russian church and the modern building across it. Almost at the end of the yellow pavement road you will see the National assembly building.
The tour will finish at Alexander Nevski Cathedral which golden coupes can be seen from every high point in Sofia. Next to the cathedral is located the monument of the unknown soldiers and the eternal flame.
In short walk time passing by the Borisova gradina and Ariana Lake you will reach Veseloto selo Restaurant.
The tour will be led by professional English speaking tour guides. Transportation from the hotel will be secured. The walking tour will take approximately 3,5 hours together with the visit of the museum.
More information about Sofia and its site marks can be seen at www.visitsofia.bg/en
The dinner will take place in Veseloto selo restaurant. It is located within the Borisova gradina park. There will be 4 course menu with beverages included.
We will secure vegetarian menus for the ones who have previously requested it, as well as for those with allergies or intolerances.
Transportation back to the hotel will be secured. The group will arrive together at the restaurant after the tour. CIM desk will provide you with the exact address if needed.