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Sofia and Boyana Church in a day!

Sofia and Boyana Church in a day!

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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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  • Departure
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Departure Time
    9:00 AM
  • Return Time
    6:00 PM
  • Included
    Sofia and Boyana Church in a day!
    Pick up/Drop off
    Entrance fees as per itinerary
    Transportation
    Luxury private A/C vehicle
    Driver
    Tour Guide
  • Not Included
    Flights
    Accommodation
    Tourist taxes
    Meals, which are not mentioned in the tour description
    Camera fees at museums
    Personal expenses
    Medical/Tourist insurance
    Farm visit
    Wine tasting
    Food tasting/Cooking lesson
    Breakfast

TOUR LOCATION

Sofia, Boyana Church, National Museum of History