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In Sofia,everybody finds his own type of fun.
Sightseeing, shopping, playing, learning, hiking or just having a nice meal or a relaxing stay in the park. When you travel with your couple, family or kids, you need to have a plan. Try some of the most authentic places in the city where all members of the group will have a great time together, recommended by Mastercard®.
Restaurant Made in Blue
An urban oasis with a homey feeling, cosy garden, and extraordinary food. It’s located in a three – storey old blue house that takes you back to childhood memories at Grandma’s, and the pleasantly creaking parquet floor signals that something delicious is coming to the table. The fragrances waft up to the third floor, and each room surprises with a fabulous vintage interior.
Top 3 list of best brunch places in Sofia start with “Cafe 1920” located very close to the city centre where you will enjoy both the great food and the nice view towards “The Lions Bridge”. It is a great starting point for your city tour for the day. Kids and dogs are welcome to play around while they wait for their pancake tower or an irresistible basket of “buhty bites”. Cheerful, noisy, fun and despicably tasty!
Welcome to the hub of the best Bulgarian wines, selected and ranked according to the top sommeliers in the country – DiVino. If you want to know what Bulgaria has to offer in terms of wines – this is your place. The friendly hosts will be happy to serve you a tasting set from the wide selection of over 150 Bulgarian labels. A platter of artisan cheeses and charcuterie will complete this true gourmet experience.
Park complex Kambanite
The International Park of the Children of the World – Kambanite, was built for the first International Children’s Assembly, “Banner of Peace”, hosted in Bulgaria. More than 100 bells from different countries surround 37 m. high concrete monument that represents the directions of the world, the planet Earth and the 7 continents. Spend a day at this true combination of culture, nature, and history.
If you are looking for an enjoyable and interactive experience with your children, go to Muzeiko and explore over 130 interactive exhibits that spark children’s curiosity about science, architecture, engineering, ecology, communications, and arts. It is the largest children’s science centre in Eastern Europe and an excellent opportunity for kids to experiment, play and delight all their senses.
From Harry Potter licensed products to retro issues of The New Yorker – Elephant Bookstore is an extraordinary place where you will both find some unique products for you and your family and spend unforgettable time together. The shop is like a parallel vintage universe with intriguing games, cards, magazines, books and unusual gifts.
Also called “The Lungs of Sofia” it is the largest park in the capital. Spending a day there is like a whole excursion among different plant species, sport activities, huge playgrounds and monuments of prominent Bulgarian citizens. The Japanese corner, the Astronomical Observatory and the sacred Peter Dunov garden are the surprising bonus discoveries to explore.
Few capitals can name a big mountain to be practically a neighbourhood of the city, just 30 min. away from the centre. Vitosha mountain awaits you with unique sights, eco-trails, waterfalls and huts in a quiet, peaceful and extremely beautiful setting. Visit the new generation huts – September, The Composers and Balkanity, proposing workation conditions together with amazing views and tasty homemade food.
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