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National Palace of Culture Congress Centre

bul.Bulgaria 1, Sofia 1404, Bulgaria
+359 2 954 3131
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“huge building” (5 reviews)
“berlin wall” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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bul.Bulgaria 1, Sofia 1404, Bulgaria
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"cultural events"
in 5 reviews
"huge building"
in 5 reviews
"berlin wall"
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"common place"
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"popular venue"
in 2 reviews
"pretty park"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 5 reviews
"vitosha boulevard"
in 8 reviews
"under reconstruction"
in 2 reviews
"nice garden"
in 3 reviews
"inside the building"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 4 reviews
"interesting building"
in 3 reviews
"walking street"
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"walk around"
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"metro station"
in 4 reviews
"nice atmosphere"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Been inside and never imagined it was so huge inside. Amazing and nicely lit during the night, with fountains always ont he go.

Thank Judith S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some excellent programming going on and quite amazing stages. However, it is very difficult to find the actual entrance )there are several and not all too obvious). so be sure to arrive early enough to find it. The overwhelming amount of coffee shops and bars,...More

Thank mirnazagar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, overal the place was not very special- build in communist art , but there's a fountain and very beautifull garden.

Thank sarahgoldstain
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

The building was closed when we visited, but we really though it was so blocky it ruined the view, so we wouldn't have gone inside anyway. However, the park in frond is beautiful and on a clear day you enjoy a superb view of Vitosha...More

Thank Nancy V
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

It is a nice place, which you honestly cannot miss if you are in the city. It has a park to walk around with benches to sit and enjoy a coffee of something. The palace itself was closed when I was there but it looks...More

Thank KennedySimon
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful plaza. The fountains happened to be on when we went - a first for my husband who is from Sofia - which added to the joyful atmosphere. Always seemed to be a lot going on in the plaza. The building was unimpressive, but not...More

Thank Alisiya G
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

This building is enigmatic for Sofia and it is a must see. It will be quite busy until the first half of the year due to European presidency here.

Thank Fire_Bird_NaDYa
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

The National Palace of Culture is indeed one of those things that you have to see but also that you cannot miss. It marks the start of the pedestrian shopping street where it is full of bars and shops and restaurants. On the toop, there...More

Thank titaju2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

This typical example of socialist art is definitely not the most elegant structure in the world, yet, during Soviet times even uglier creatures were constructed (e.g. monstrous metal structure in the park nearby). Surrounding area is lovely decorated with fountains, trees and exhibiton stands.

Thank Kostyantyn_V
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

The building and its area is not so lively in November. Although there are some flowers, the fountains are not working at this time of the year. During our visit (19/11/2017) the square in front of the massive building was being renovated, thus closed. Inside...More

Thank somas21
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