Sofia, Bulgaria

First time in Bulgaria and didn’t know what to expect. It is an ex-communist country and was ruled by the Ottomans (Turks) once before. Was told that Sofia is the oldest city in Europe. Pictures taken using iPhone.

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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, a Bulgarian Orthodox Cathedral. One of the largest Orthodox churches in the world.

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The Russian Church or the Church of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Maker.

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The former royal palace at Battenberg Square, now the National Art Gallery.

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Enjoying a nice Bulgarian beer after a long walk.

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The Ivan Vazov National Theatre.

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The Church of St George is a late Roman rotonda dated from 4th century situated in the courtyard of the Sheraton Sofia Hotel. It was constructed with red bricks and is considered the oldest building in Sofia. It is known for its Medieval frescoes in the central dome dating from 12-14th centuries.

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St Nedelya is a medieval church.

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Saw this in the shop from Coca-Cola. It taste funny… it’s actually coffee mixed with Coke. Dont really like the taste.

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View of the mountains outside the hotel at sunrise (6am).

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