Sofia has a young and dynamic vibe, like a city waking up after decades of slumber, and is becoming a confident and cosmopolitan European capital. One of Europe’s most compact capital cities is attractive and cultured with plenty to keep you busy for several days or more. The Museums, art galleries, theaters, fine restaurants, are all in here. Don’t miss these top 25 sights in Sofia!
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1. Central Info Point, in front of the Soviet Army Monument
2. Academy Gallery
Academy Gallery is a combination of modern and well equipped exhibition space, a contemporary view for open gallery policy with tradition and achievements of one of the oldest and most prestigious cultural and educational institutions in Bulgaria – the National Art Academy.
3. Vivacom Art Hall, Telephone Palace
4. Sofia Library
City Library is generally accessible, with an universal profile of the acquisition. Collects, stores, organizes and makes available for uses with universal type, language and content library funds.
5. Gallery Alma Mater
Gallery Alma Mater focuses on student and staff audience of “St. Kliment Ohridski”, but the entire cultural community Sofia. Gives the wide range of products – from young to established artists in various genres: paintings, prints, sculpture, photography, installation, video art, performance.
6. SHIPKA 6 Gallery, Union of Bulgarian Artists
The Union of Bulgarian Artists has the largest exhibition complex, specialized performance of Bulgarian art. Exhibition halls at the “Shipka” 6 and gallery “Rayko Alexiev” are open to various projects. There are organized also prestigious international events.
7. + TOVA
+ TOVA is a place for meetings, events and exhibitions. There is a kitchen, bar and shop. The site is designed and constructed by Funkt Studio. Almost all the furniture in it are the work of Bulgarian designers.
8. SREDETS House of Culture
SREDETS House of Culture – popular space for traditional and contemporary culture and art.
9. The Fridge & Haspel I
10. Testa Gallery
Testa Gallery is a space that presents authors working in the field of contemporary ceramics and porcelain at functional and conceptual level.
11. ECRU Store
12. Showroom GAMMA DESIGN
Showroom GAMMA DESIGN – design is their way of thinking.
13. ALL U RE Boutique
14. LE PETIT SALON
LE PETIT SALON – a place for design and services.
15. RAKETE RAKIA Bar
BETAHAUS is co-working space. In other words: office for people who don’t work in office. Оffers offices for rent complete with: informal environment, creative atmosphere, program of cultural and themed events and the best coffee around.
17. OGOSTA HOUSE
18. RUBBER Gallery
SOHO – an intersection of subculture and modern urban colors, SOHO provides an easy and flexible access to a fully equipped workspace in a bright and spacious three storey house. Hiring a desk or mini-office comes with a variety of opportunities for professional development, cultural enrichment, recreation and especially contacts with like-minded professionals.
A:PART:MENTAL is home for artists and their creations, gallery, stage, cinema and chocolateriа.
22. AROSITY Gallery
23. TRANSFORM LAB
SUSPACIOUS is a peculiar stage for free expression of the interaction of all manifestations of creativity.
25. Institute for Culture, The MISSION Gallery
We hope you enjoy these points of interest in Sofia! Best Design Guides wants to be an inspiration for all the travelers and design lovers!