Point of Interest
Monument of the Soviet Army
The most controversial socialist monument that has become a popular site for protest.
From time to time talk turns to the fate of this tall monument, crowned with an 8-metre high sculpture and bronze figurative compositions around the base dedicated to the Soviet troops who entered Bulgaria at the end of WWII. Usually someone calling themselves a defender of democracy calls for it to…
“The lagoon is a nice meeting place for both coffee and lunch and dinner. A favorite spot of the Sofia residents is the winter garden, which is located at level -1. There you will find the most delicious cakes and ice creams of your own making. You can drink alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails. Have delicious salads and basic dishes. It is located near the pedestrian boulevard Vitosha in the center of Sofia.”
“In front of the building there is the monument of St. St. Cyril and Methodius - the men who had developed our alphabet at the Preslav Literary School AT THE END OF THE 9TH CENTURY. More info you can find in English and other languages at www.bulgariatravel.org”
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