Best places in Sofia

Discover the best places in Sofia, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 1.8K places in the city.

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Ivan Vazov National Theater
Performing arts theater
Imposing neoclassical theater, opened in 1907, home to a diverse program of stage productions.
4.80 (9.5K reviews)
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Cathedral of Saint Nedelya
Eastern Orthodox Church
Ornate, domed Orthodox church featuring an elaborate interior covered with murals.
4.80 (5.4K reviews)
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Church of St. Nicholas the Miraclemaker
Orthodox church
1914 Russian Orthodox church featuring a colorful tiled exterior & gilded onion domes.
4.80 (4.8K reviews)
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Gato Negro
Bar & grill
😠 Waited 20 minutes to be noticed, so we can wait 30 minutes to be seated. Then they had the AUDACITY to throw us the menus and make us wait 20 more minutes. When confronted, the waitress told us she can't take our order and to wait for her colleague which never came! Don't even think of visiting thi...
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4.80 (4.7K reviews)
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Fusion cuisine, 5-course menus & craft beers in an offbeat venue that serves dinner in darkness.
4.90 (592 reviews)
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Pizzeria "Olio D'Oliva"
Pizza restaurant
👍👍 Mamma mia! May be the best pizza in town. The restaurant offers only pizza and pizza sandwiches but they are just mmmh, extremly delicious. The service is very kind and helpful. The place is small and it is always crowdy, so I recommend you to make a reservation. 🤌👍👍👍
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4.80 (1.1K reviews)
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Ескейп стаи за деца на 10-13 - Hour Escape for Kids
Children's amusement center
👍👍 Thank you, Hour Escape, for making our son's birthday exciting and unforgettable! All the children came out of the adventures in both rooms, with big smiles, filled with many emotions and mood after the experience! Great organization, extremely fair team! I wholeheartedly recommend you!
5.00 (293 reviews)
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The City Garden
Originating in 1872, this scenic park with a fountain & flowerbeds is a popular spot to play chess.
4.70 (15.1K reviews)
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Children's museum
Children's museum featuring interactive science-related exhibits, a cafe & a gift shop.
4.70 (5.7K reviews)
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Chucky's Coffee House
👍👍 One of the most amazing coffee place ever! You can try beans from all over the world. The space is so cute and lovely. Must in sofia for coffee lovers
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4.80 (723 reviews)
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Greenwich Book Center
Book store
😠 The bookstore itself is nice and spacious. They have a good selection of Bulgarian and English books and something for everyone. The problem is the staff. They were not only extremely rude, i felt like I was being kicked out. I had multiple problems in my short 20 minute stop there. First, while I w...
4.70 (4.1K reviews)
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Deunov's Garden
Cultural landmark
👍👍 The place IS magical, there is an unexpected calmness and an opportunity to concentrate on your inner thoughts. The garden is well tended, it's full of spring flowers, there's a rose garden and some fruit trees. There's a drinking water fountain for the thirsty, an as the inscription on it urges, Go...
4.90 (369 reviews)
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"Bulgaria" Hall
Concert hall
👍👍 The most fantastic concert hall - a must for every traveller interested in classical music. When we were there, the place was packed to capacity. And once the music started, it was clear why: a world class rendition of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff's works. An evening well spent.
4.70 (2.7K reviews)
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Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia
Airy quarters in a polished high-rise hotel featuring a full-service spa, event space & dining.
4.70 (2.5K reviews)
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Patches Blues Bar
Blues club
👍👍 Very nice bar in #Sofia with unique atmosphere!🎤🎺🎸 The interior is made by different photos, posters, and musician instruments all over the walls and the ceiling. There are different groups playing and creating good vibe! 🥁 The place is situated underground in the old building of Bania Madara. T...
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4.80 (609 reviews)
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InterContinental Sofia, an IHG Hotel
Refined rooms & suites in a sophisticated hotel offering a polished restaurant & meeting rooms.
4.70 (1.7K reviews)
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Другият замък
Board game club
👍👍 My personal favourite board game club in the entirety of Sofia. It's a little bit hard to find if you're going there for the first time but definitely worth the exploration. Very charming location however and the place it's is charming too. Usually it isn't crowded at all and you can easily find a t...
5.00 (235 reviews)
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5L Speakeasy bar
Cocktail bar
👍👍 Hard to find but worth the experience!! I had to ask someone to show me where it is! I’ve recorded a video to show how to find the entrance and the door. Once you get in, you are greeted with a labyrinth of corridors and hidden rooms. Keep going down and you find the bar where I was greeted with a...
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4.70 (1.6K reviews)
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El Shada
Italian restaurant
👍👍 06.03.2022: We were here before 3 years, and everything was wonderful. So yesterday we were here again and the place was still wonderful- excellent service, delicious pizza and dessert Tiramisu, good wine list including by the glass. We’ve been here with our little dog, so it was great advantage for...
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4.70 (1.5K reviews)
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Hram Sv. Troitsa
Orthodox church
👍👍 Nice little ancient Orthodox church in the park of Sofia, we well maintained and regular visits were observed too. Churches still have central position into the lives of eastern orthodox Christians. There was a presence of holy feeling in this little ancient church. Must to visit place in Sofia, B...
4.70 (1.4K reviews)
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