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Ivan Vazov National Theater

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Address: 5, V. Levski St., Sofia, Bulgaria
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7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The very nice Naroden Teater in Sofia

As we walked around the central Sofia, we stumbled across the monumental building of National Theater, named after the Bulgarien writer, Ivan Vazov. It is located in Vasil Levski... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

As we walked around the central Sofia, we stumbled across the monumental building of National Theater, named after the Bulgarien writer, Ivan Vazov. It is located in Vasil Levski street, near the Cathedral of Saint Alexander Nevsky and Hagia Sofia Church. There is a nice park with fountains, that encircles this beautiful edifice. Looks great, with its neoclassical facade. We... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

very nice place to grab a photo or two while walking around central Sofia. Did not have the chance to enter, but the building looks great from the outside.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Named after one of the greatest Bulgarian writers, the National theatre carries the beautiful core of the past glorious days...

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The national theatre is probably one of the most beautiful buildings in Sofia. It is surrounded by a nice park with fountains. The inside is a traditional theatre setting from the last century but well preserved. It is worth a visit especially in the summers.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The exterior of the building is magnificent though you can't get inside wthout the purchase of a ticket to a show. The theatre sits in the middle of the park which is lovely to sit in and enjoy an icecream and the live music. There are fountains to watch as well as the many chess games, some are very serious... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The building of National Theater is very beautiful. Almost every evening there are interesting productions. The park nearby is a nice place for photos.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

...combined with one of the most vivid, interesting, authentic and beautiful squares in town. It's Sofia at it's best! Visting on a sunny day is lovely! Look out for the mostly old people playing chess for money - they've been around for the past 50 years :-) The theatre itself is something you MUST see - and the quality of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I love to go inside in the National theater just to watch the interior, the sculpture, I love just to sit outside of the theater, on a front of the fountains, just to be part for a minute of this lovely place! Everybody know how sweet is to drunk at night with friends on summer time :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Beautiful building in the heart of Sofia. In front of it there is a lovely square with a fountain surrounded by gardens and a few cafes. During the day the square is full of people of all ages, while in the evening and at night you can find mostly young people . A pleasure to sit down and just watch... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

One of the must see buildings in Sofia. If You have time for, try to get ticket for an evening theatre.

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