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    Rila Monastery

    Rila Monastery

    Ranked #1 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.429 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Church
    Popular withHistoryBackpackersArtsy

    A 2 hour drive from Sofia. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Rila Monastery was founded in the 10th century by St John of Rila, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox ...

  • 2
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

    Ranked #2 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.728 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual

    Sofia's main church with a gorgeous dome, built in the late 19th, early 20th century.

  • 3
    Stone Forest

    Stone Forest

    Ranked #1 overall in Varna things to do
    9.517 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withAdventureGreenOutdoorsy

    Just 18 kilometers west of Varna, this 50 million-yr-old geologic wonder is on the UNESCO World Heritage waiting list. It's made up of about 300 stone columns and formations, some ...

  • 4
    Ivan Vazov National Theatre

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre

    Ranked #3 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.317 reviews
    Performing Arts, Theater, Indie or Off Broadway Theater
    Popular withArtsyHistoryNightlife

    What a great spot for going for long walks on the grounds. And it's not half bad for theater, too, I hear! I didn't catch any of the programming while ...

  • 5
    Ancient City of Nessebar

    Ancient City of Nessebar

    Ranked #1 overall in Nessebar things to do
    9.616 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    Very old historic town with cobbled streets and beautiful old port. The small shops and unique houses with there overhanging front make the streets cool and peaceful. Wonderful places to ...

  • 6
    National Historical Museum

    National Historical Museum

    Ranked #4 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.914 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyStudents

    Great place!

  • 7
    Plovdiv Roman Theatre

    Plovdiv Roman Theatre

    Ranked #1 overall in Plovdiv things to do
    9.812 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryArtsyStudents

    Absolutely beautiful - both the theater itself and the views of Plovdiv. And I love that it is still used. We got to watch a musical rehearsal while we wondered ...

  • 8
    Kapana

    Kapana

    Ranked #2 overall in Plovdiv things to do
    9.712 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesHistory

    Beautiful winding streets and funky little shops. We really enjoyed wondering around and getting lost in this neighborhood of Plovdiv.

  • 9
    Boyana Church

    Boyana Church

    Ranked #5 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.218 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The original structure of this UNESCO World Heritage site was built about 1000 years ago -- incredible! Well worth a visit.

  • 10
    Vitosha Boulevard

    Vitosha Boulevard

    Ranked #6 overall in Sofia things to do
    9.511 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping Center, Neighborhood
    Popular withFamiliesBackpackersFoodies
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