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Sofia: Guided Street Art & Stunning Graffiti Walking Tour

1. Sofia: Guided Street Art & Stunning Graffiti Walking Tour

You are about the hunt down the graffiti and street art of Sofia on your own or with your friends. Follow the paths of the urban art and get know featured artists and the stories behind the walls! Your tour wil start at Statue of Sofia and end up near by. While exploring the artsy and a bit hidden central part of Sofia, you will learn about the styles of graffiti, where is the difference to street art and who are the most influential artists on the streets. During the walk you will have a chance to feel the unique vibe of Sofia while trying to escape from the big boulevards. Along the way we will see graffiti walls, murals, street art, created by Bulgarian and International artists and learn about the process and stories behind each piece. Who knows, we might even get lucky and catch an artist at work..... or you will start your street art career.

Sofia: Full-Day Tour

2. Sofia: Full-Day Tour

Start the tour with the only UNESCO World Heritage monument in the vicinity of Sofia, Boyana Church. Small in size and only takes 30 minutes to visit, but its frescoes have made an enormous contribution to the world history of art. Then, you will visit the National History Museum, which will guide you through 14 centuries of a long history of Bulgaria. By this time, your hunger for knowledge and a local delicious meal will be strong enough for a visit to a little secret restaurant, established in 1927, where you will continue with pleasure and chat about the topics you are interested in - Communism Soviet era, Turkish occupation, participation of Bulgaria in World War 1 and 2 and many more. In the afternoon, park your vehicle up from Alexander Nevski Square for a visit of the largest church on the Balkans, followed by an underground tour of St. Sofia Church catacombs from Byzantine time. Continue with a stroll to the Russian Church, the National Theater and its garden, the Rotunda St. George (round church), the Roman remains and finish your walk by the Mosque Bania Bashi, where you will enter in the Museum of History of Sofia, the Hall's Market and the thermal springs nearby.

Sofia: Secrets of the City Discovery Game

3. Sofia: Secrets of the City Discovery Game

Take an interactive adventure across Sofia, as you unlock your route by solving riddles via a web app in your phone’s browser. Begin at the intersection of Ivan Vazov Street and 6ti Septemvri Street. Walk from one hidden location to the next, discovering local recommendations and fun facts while you learn about the history of the city. You'll see some popular tourist attractions as well as finding spots that even most locals don’t even know.  Discover over 7 millennia of secrets and stories of one of Europe's oldest capital cities, learning of tales from ancient empires all the way to communist regimes. By the end, you will find yourself wondering why you didn’t explore sooner.

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What people are saying about Sofia

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

I was extremely lucky to have the tour by myself with Tsvetan, he taught me about the history and context of graffiti and street art and it was incredible to hear of his personal journey in this area for the last 16 years. The art was stunning, uplifting and full of talent. Loved this tour.

Very attentive and professional guide (biology, fauna, history ...) I would repeat.

Vladimir, our guide, with an exceptional command of Spanish, led a complete tour of the city and made us enjoy the gastronomy, architecture, archeology ... and the Bulgarian culture in general.

Very good guide

It explains the history of Bulgaria and takes you through the most important places in the City. Good Castilian and eager to explain the Bulgarian way of life.

Wonderful city tour with our amazing guide Kristian who knows how to make you love the history of this beautiful country. Absolutely recommended