5 Instagram-Friendly Attractions You Shouldn’t Miss in Sofia, Bulgaria

Ivan Vazov National Theater, Sofia, Bulgaria
Ivan Vazov National Theater, Sofia, Bulgaria. Photo by Serenay Tosun on Unsplash

Sofia is one of the most underrated European capitals, but that doesn’t mean your Instagram won’t be on fire after you give it a visit. We’re bringing you five Insta-friendly spots in the Bulgarian capital where you can take some pretty great photos.  

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

One of the symbols of modern Sofia, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is definitely the city’s most photographed attraction, and its beautiful blue domes have been gracing its skyline for over a century.

Sveti Nikolay Mirlikiiski

Another picture-perfect church you’ll see in many Instagram posts from Sofia, Sveti Nikolay Mirlikiiski aka The Russian Church will win you over with its colorful exterior and gilded onion domes.

‎Ivan Vazov National Theatre

‎Ivan Vazov National Theatre is housed inside one of the most beautiful neoclassical buildings in the country, and your visit to Sofia will be incomplete if you don’t check it out.

Retro Trams

You’ll spot many retro trams while walking the streets of Sofia. The list of the best places to snap a great photo includes AVO Language and Examination Center and Boulevard Hristo Belchev.

Serdica Ancient Complex

Consider stepping underground and checking out the Serdica Ancient Complex while in Sofia. It’s a great place to learn more about the city’s rich history and take some pretty amazing photos.