Sofia, Bulgaria: Layers of History and Diversity

published 4 years ago by Rick Steves

Because of Bulgaria's strategic position, Sofia sits on layers of history. From ancient Greeks and Romans to fearsome Slavic warriors, from Ottoman pashas to Cold War communists, each left its mark. At , you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

Nder Europe is committed to providing a smooth car rental experience and is a proud sponsor of this podcast visit auto Europe.com slash written per special Rick Steves offer. Selfie and maybe the capital of one of the poorest countries in the European Union but you wouldn't know it strolling its vibrant boulevards. With 1000000 people Sophia is delightfully livable. It has an airy open street plan. Find old architecture lush parks. And a relaxed pace of life. The city is named for holy wisdom represented by this statute have spent to Sophia. She probably tops the column. Interest. Because of its strict. Position Bulgaria sits on layers of history. Ancient Greeks and Romans. Here's some Slavic warriors. From Ottoman pashas ...

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