Experience the rich culture of the Balkans from this hotel in Sofia, Bulgaria
Go skiing or hike one of the beautiful trails in the nearby mountains of Vitosha. Or if shopping is your way to relax, then visit Paradise Center, only 2 kilometers from the hotel’s location in Sofia. Bulgaria has a deep history that you’ll find in places like St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, one of the largest cathedrals in the world, or Rila Monastery, built in the 10th century and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. You can also spend time practicing your swing at the golf courses of Pirin, Pravets and Saint Sofia.
National Palace of Culture - 3 km
Built for the 1300th anniversary of the country’s founding, Bulgaria’s National Palace of Culture is filled with the spirit of the Balkans. It is the largest multifunctional exhibition center in southeastern Europe.
The National Assembly of Bulgaria and the President’s Office - 4.6 km
For some of the finest 19th-century architecture in Sofia, visit the National Assembly of Bulgaria, the legislative seat for the country. Then follow the crowds over to the entrance of the President’s Office to witness the impressive changing-of-the-guard ceremony each hour.
Sofia Opera and Ballet - 4.6 km
The Sofia National Opera, founded in 1890, is the oldest and most prestigious opera theater in Bulgaria.
St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - 4.8 km
Look up at the gorgeous gold-plated dome of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, a monument celebrating Bulgaria’s freedom from the Ottoman Empire. You can also visit the museum found in the cathedral’s crypt.
National Gallery Square 500 - 4.8 km
Commonly known as the Bulgarian Louvre, the National Gallery Square 500 is a dynamic merging of the National Art Gallery and the National Gallery for Foreign Art. The 4-story gallery contains about 2,000 works in 28 rooms and has an expansive exhibition area.
National Art Gallery - 5 km
The National Art Gallery is an impressive museum of the Bulgarian fine arts. It is housed in the former royal palace, considered a cultural monument. The gallery is also home to the National Ethnographic Museum, which showcases the long history of Bulgaria.
National History Museum - 9 km
See the gold treasures of the ancient Thracians or the riches of medieval tsars at Bulgaria’s National History Museum, one of the largest in the Balkans.
From shopping and dining to entertainment, you’ll never run out of things to do at one of our unique lifestyle venues.