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Daily tours in Sofia: “Free Sofia Tour” (The free english-language general sightseeing walking tour around the main landmarks in the city - Every day - 3 times a day at 11AM/2PM/6PM! Other tours: Communist Tour (Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun at 4pm...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Corner of Alabin Str. and 2 Vitosha Blvd., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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A very interesting and enjoyable tour. Our guide, Nikola, was friendly, enthusiastic, humourous and informative. I would recommend any visitor to Sofia make this their first activity, we planned the remainder of our stay based on information gleaned on the tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alan R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Sofia on the 15th January 2019 and found this tour highly recommended online. It lived up to all of the expectations and more! Our guide Stanislav was hilarious and had a great repetoire of history to discuss. Couldn’t be happier with the tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Martin was our guide. Given the lack of any museums and precious few remaining artefacts and monuments, he did a fabulous job of talking us around the history of communism and how it affected the people of Bulgaria before, during and after 1989.

Thank jamstains
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent way to see the city and learn about the history. Our guide, Alex, was fun and informative. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alicrain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm local and I visited the tour with some Spanish friends. It's quite interesting and useful. The guide - Mihaela was amazing during the whole time. The Sofia Free tour is definitely a 'must' when in Sofia.

Thank yavorbachev
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this tour as it gives a really good overview of Bulgaria under communism. Although I knew quite a lot about the former Yugoslavia and the USSR I didn't know that much about Socialist Bulgaria, but after three and a half hours...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tom J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really must do in Sofía. Great expplanation of the history and main sights of the city. Guide Stanislav was great!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank manolix2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The alternative tour connects very interesting locations in Sofia. We had a lot of fun doing the game. The alternative tour is a great extension after the Free Sofia Tour (Thank you, Nikola). The debriefing at the end is the perfect and competent closure to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank waldwurz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant walking tour through Sofia with emphasis on the city's socialist past. The tour guide pointed out that while many Bulgarian's look back at the time of socialism with great disdain, others romanticize about how good their lives were under "socialism". Halfway through the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jdblack59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. Our guide Tommy was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. From knowing nothing about the city, just arriving this same day. I know a great deal more. Would definitely recommend

Date of experience: January 2019
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Shumaila Y
15 March 2018|
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Response from Susanne1990 | Reviewed this property |
we payed a similar amount, aprox €10 p.p. the guide really had lovely stories,gives you advise if you ask him for a nice place to lunch and spends 3h with you. we really appreciated. but there is no... More
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No, there doesn't seem to be. However, they have several guides and split the quite surprisingly large numbers that attend. We did both tours (the 'free' one and the culture tour). As might be expected, the set price culture... More
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