Sofia can compete with Greek Athens for the right to be considered the most ancient capital of Europe. There are many evidences of its rich history on the territory of the city: the ruins of a Roman amphitheater, churches of the Byzantine Empire period and mosques erected during the Ottoman rule.
The capital of Bulgaria also boasts numerous monuments of Modern times. Among them are the magnificent Alexander Nevsky Temple, the elegant Sofia Synagogue, the Russian Church of St. Nicholas and other equally remarkable structures.
Today, tourists’ interest in Sofia is steadily growing. A few days spent in this dynamic and interesting city will definitely remain in the piggy bank of impressions of every enthusiastic traveler.