Sofia and Boyana Church in a day!
Full day tour of Sofia. Visit the St. George’s Rotunda (4th century), famous for its original structure and frescoes.Drive to the outskirts of the city and get in to the 10th century Boyana Church, a remarkable UNESCO’s World Heritage Site and on the way back stop at the National History Museum to see the unique Thracian Gold treasures.
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Morning tour of the downtown area: the magnificent splendidly decorated Alexander Nevski Memorial Church; St. Sophia Basilica (6th century), one of the most valuable pieces of early Christian architecture of the Balkans; St. George’s Rotunda (4th century), famous for its original structure and unique frescoes; Roman Serdica Fortifications (3rd-5th centuries). We will end the tour in front of the Palace of Justice, which is the beginning of the main shopping street. After the free time we will continue with the second part of the tour.
Afternoon drove to the outskirts of Sofia to visit The National Historical Museum, which holds unique Thracian Gold treasures.
Late afternoon: Visit the 10th century Boyana Church, a remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site. The murals of this famous church reflect both Byzantine and local traditions of the preceding two centuries. One of the portraits in the church is unanimously considered a genuine masterpiece of 13th century painting, created 200 years before the European renaissance. They form a second layer over the paintings from earlier centuries and represent one of the most complete and well-preserved monuments of medieval art in the Balkans.
Drive back to the city centre, followed by free time and evening at your leisure.
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- DepartureAlexander Nevsky Cathedral
- Departure Time9:00 AM
- Return Time6:00 PM
- IncludedSofia and Boyana Church in a day!Pick up/Drop offEntrance fees as per itineraryTransportationLuxury private A/C vehicleDriverTour Guide
- Not IncludedFlightsAccommodationTourist taxesMeals, which are not mentioned in the tour descriptionCamera fees at museumsPersonal expensesMedical/Tourist insuranceFarm visitWine tastingFood tasting/Cooking lessonBreakfast
Sofia, Boyana Church, National Museum of History