Sofia
in Stolichna Obshtina of Sofia-Grad, Bulgaria

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
42.698 and 23.324 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 42° 41' 51" and E 23° 19' 26"
Currency and Currency Code:
Lev - BGN
Spoken languages:
Bulgarian, Turkish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:29 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Sofia
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:45 am and 4:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Explore Sofia

Sofia in Stolichna Obshtina (Sofia-Grad) with it's 1,152,556 inhabitants is a city in Bulgaria. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Sofia is now 08:29 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Sofia with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Sofia, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Bulgaria is Sofia Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Bulgaria is Boyana Church in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), South-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Elin Pelin, Pernik, Slivnitsa, Bov and Lakatnik. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 5°C / 41 °F

Morning Temperature -0°C / 31 °F
Evening Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 11th of December 2019

1°C (34 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Light snow, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 12th of December 2019

3°C (38 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 13th of December 2019

5°C (41 °F)
1°C (33 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sense Hotel Sofia

Address
0,4 mi
16 TSAR OSVOBODITEL BLVD
01000 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Grand Hotel Sofia

Address
0,2 mi
1 Gourko Str
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Arena di Serdica

Address
0,2 mi
2-4 Budapest str
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Alexander Business Apartments

Address
0,4 mi
40 Pop Bogomil Str.
1202 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 15:00 - 19:00
Weekend: closed


Sofia Hotel Balkan a Luxury Collection Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
Pl.Sveta Nedelya 5
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Butterfly Apartment

Address
0,4 mi
62 Gurko Str./corner
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Art Òtel

Address
0,5 mi
44, William Gladstone Str.
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Luxury in the Forest

Address
0,4 mi
Boyana , Ralevitsa 9 Street
1616 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Thracia Hotel Sofia

Address
0,4 mi
30 Solunska Str
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Les Fleurs

Address
0,3 mi
21 Vitosha Blvd.
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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The Best of Sofia, Bulgaria

Published: March 21, 2015
Length: 33:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davidsbeenhere

http://davidsbeenhere.com David's Been Here's epic road trip through Bulgaria takes him to the capital, where David explore the best sights in Sofia. Known for its history, thriving nightlife,...


2012 Aerobic Worlds SOFIA - Group Final - We are Gymnastics!

Published: June 17, 2014
Length: 33:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FIG Channel

FIG Official - 12th Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships - Sofia (BUL), June 1 - 3, 2012 The dynamic Chinese group easily won the gold medal with the best scores of the competition for difficult...


Sofia - Tram - Bus - Visite anno 2014

Published: June 27, 2014
Length: 57:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: VideoFolke

Im Juni 2014 wurde Sofia mit einer kleinen Reisegruppe besucht, die alte digitale Video-8-Cam war dabei und nahm hier und da paar alte und neuere Strassenbahnen und Busse auf - davon hatten...


Lufthansa Airbus A321-100/-200 landing at Sofia airport

Published: July 08, 2012
Length: 55:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Christo Yonchev

Flight LH1426 Frankfurt to Sofia - Lufthansa Airbus A321-100/-200 landing at Sofia airport.


Driver’s Eye View at 4 x Speed – Sofia to Mezdra via the Iskar Gorge.

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 40:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Timsvideochannel1

A small GoPro camera was attached to the front of our steam engine for this section of the journey. The result suffered a little from the Jelly effect that can occur with these cameras. As...


Sofia, Bulgaria Wikipedia travel guide video. Created by Stupeflix.com

Published: March 17, 2010
Length: 07:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: wikistupeflixtravel

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Sofia Capital City of Bulgaria - Affordable City Travel Guide & Tips...

Published: March 06, 2015
Length: 00:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davito Daveeni

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Published: November 18, 2014
Length: 35:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: blechschmelze

We had been for a week to Sofia in September - feat. Blechi, Moriente and Nahuel Kirchhoff.


2012 Aerobic Worlds SOFIA - Individual Women and Trio Finals - We are Gymnastics!

Published: June 24, 2014
Length: 57:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FIG Channel

FIG Official - 12th Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships - SOFIA (BUL), June 1 - 3, 2012 Following the victory of countryman Ivan Pajero in the Individual Men's competition, Spain's Sara...


Speciale Sofia 2014 - 3^ Puntata

Published: May 16, 2014
Length: 56:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Federazione Ginnastica d'Italia

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Bulgarian National Bank

The Bulgarian National Bank is the central bank of the Republic of Bulgaria with its headquarters in Sofia. The BNB was established on 25 January 1879. It is an independent institution responsible for issuing all banknotes and coins in the country, overseeing and regulating the banking sector and keeping the government's currency reserves. The BNB is also the sole owner of the Bulgarian Mint. The governor is Ivan Iskrov.

Located at 42.6964, 23.3253 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Central banks, Bulgarian National Bank, Economy of Bulgaria, Banks of Bulgaria, European System of Central Banks, 1879 establishments in Bulgaria, Neoclassical architecture in Bulgaria, Banks established in 1879

Church of St. George, Sofia

The Church of St George (Bulgarian: Ротонда „Свети Георги“ Rotonda "Sveti Georgi") is an Early Christian red brick rotunda that is considered the oldest building in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is situated behind the Sheraton Hotel, amid remains of the ancient town of Serdica. Built by the Romans in the 4th century, it is believed that it was built on the site of a pagan temple. Mainly famous for the 12th-14th century frescoes inside the central dome.

Located at 42.6969, 23.3229 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Sofia, Rotundas, Eastern Orthodox church buildings in Bulgaria, 4th-century church buildings

Banya Bashi Mosque

Banya Bashi Mosque (Bulgarian: Баня баши джамия, Banya bashi dzhamiya; Turkish: Banya Başı Camii) is a mosque in Sofia, Bulgaria, built by the famous architect and civil engineer Mimar Sinan

Located at 42.6994, 23.3225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mimar Sinan buildings, Religious buildings completed in 1576, Mosques in Bulgaria, Buildings and structures in Sofia, Visitor attractions in Sofia

Prince Alexander of Battenberg Square

Prince Alexander I Square (Bulgarian: площад „Княз Александър I“, Ploshtad "Knyaz Aleksandar I"), often called simply Battenberg Square (площад „Батенберг“) is the largest square of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

Located at 42.6961, 23.3264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Sofia

TZUM

TZUM-Sofia (Bulgarian: ЦУМ, abbreviated from Централен универсален магазин, Tsentralen universalen magazin, Central Department Store) is an upmarket department store in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, officially opened in 1957 and situated in a monumental edifice (part of The Largo complex) on one of the city's main boulevards. The store's construction began in 1955 and ended in the end of 1956, when the first customers entered TZUM.

Located at 42.6983, 23.3228 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Commercial buildings completed in 1956, 1956 establishments, Department stores of Bulgaria, Shops in Sofia, Populated places in Friesland

Church of St Petka of the Saddlers

The Church of St Petka of the Saddlers (Bulgarian: Църква „Света Петка Самарджийска“) is a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is a small one-naved building partially dug into the ground located in the very centre of both the modern and the antique city, in the TZUM subway. The church features a semi-cylindrical vault, a hemispherical apse, and a crypt discovered during excavations after the Second World War.

Located at 42.6978, 23.3221 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Sofia, Bulgarian Orthodox Church

Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum

The Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum (Bulgarian: мавзолей на Георги Димитров) in Sofia, Bulgaria was built in 1949 to hold the embalmed body of the Communist leader Georgi Dimitrov (1882–1949). The construction of the Mausoleum was begun right after the news of Dimitrov's death. It was built for a record time of just 6 days, the time it took for Dimitrov's body to return to Sofia from the USSR.

Located at 42.6958, 23.3261 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1949, Buildings and structures in Sofia, Demolished buildings and structures, Destroyed landmarks, Mausoleums

National Archaeological Museum (Bulgaria)

The National Archaeological Museum (Bulgarian: Национален археологически музей, Natsionalen arheologicheski muzey) is an archaeological museum in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It occupies the building of the largest and oldest former Ottoman mosque in the city, Büyük camii ("Grand Mosque"), built around 1474 under Mehmed II.

Located at 42.6963, 23.3246 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Sofia, National museums of Bulgaria, Culture in Sofia, Archaeology of Bulgaria, Archaeological museums in Bulgaria

Sofia Public Mineral Baths

The Sofia Public Mineral Baths (Bulgarian: Софийска градска минерална баня, Sofiyska gradska mineralna banya) or the Central Mineral Baths (Централна минерална баня, Tsentralna mineralna banya) is a landmark in the centre of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, a city known for the mineral springs in the area. It was built in the early 20th century near the former Turkish bath (then destroyed) and was used as the city's public baths until 1986.

Located at 42.6992, 23.3239 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Sofia, Visitor attractions in Sofia, Springs of Bulgaria, Former public baths, 1986 disestablishments

Largo, Sofia

The Largo (Bulgarian: Ларго, definite form Ларгото, Largoto) is an architectural ensemble of three Socialist Classicism edifices in central Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, designed and built in the 1950s with the intention to become the city's new representative centre. Today it is regarded as one of the prime examples of Socialist Classicism architecture in Southeastern Europe, as well as one of the main landmarks of Sofia.

Located at 42.6976, 23.3233 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Sofia, Stalinist architecture, Squares in Sofia, 1950s architecture, Visitor attractions in Sofia

Church of St. Nicholas, Sofia

The Church of St. Nicholas (Bulgarian: Свети Николай Мирликийски чудотворец) is an Orthodox Church in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. The church was built in the 13th century by Kaloyan the sebastocrator as a small family church on today's Kaloyan Street behind the Rila Hotel. It is assumed that the church was erected on the site of the surviving parts of the palace complex that had once stood there which was built during the Roman Empire and accommodated Constantine the Great.

Located at 42.6958, 23.3228 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Sofia, 13th-century architecture

Serdika II Metro Station

Serdika II Metro Station (Bulgarian: Метростанция „Сердика II“) is a station on the Sofia Metro in Bulgaria. It was put into operation on August 31, 2012 and the station became transfer station between the Red and Blue lines together with Serdika. Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov and the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso inaugurated the new section of the Sofia Metro, which was funded with EU money.

Located at 42.6987, 23.322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sofia Metro stations, Railway stations opened in 2012, Transport in Sofia, Rapid transit in Bulgaria

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