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Ivan Vazov National Theater

5, V. Levski St., Sofia, Bulgaria
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Ranked #4 of 65 attractions in Sofia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

The building's facade is ornately beautiful and stands out in the city's communist-classicist architectural style. Thelife story of Ivan Vazov is quite fantastic. The theatre is surrounded by a pleasant park. Just next to is is a beautiful fountain and a small street cafe. An enchanting place for a break in the city.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

...while strolling around Sofia downtown. It is a nice building (but nothing special) with a great fountain in front, and a nice greenery around. It is in the very center of Sofia.

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Запорожье, Украина
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The beautiful building is surrounded with spacious park where you can have a sit on a bench or watch a chess game going on.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This place is located in the center of Sofia, a few minutes steps from San Nicholas church and the main cathedral. This is surrounded by a little park with a fountain, which is exactly in front of the theatre. The fountain has a contemporary statue of a female dancer in the middle, though, I want to stress, ballet is not... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Visiting the national theatre is a must for everybody who comes to Sofia. The building is very spectacular and beatiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

One of the best places to get quality pictures of your time in Sofia is at the National Theater. It has the beauty of old Eastern Europe.

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Senior Contributor
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28 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We didn't go inside but from outside it was outstanding and so beautiful!!!in sofia there are a lot of beautiful buldings.

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6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This was absolutely breath taking at night and so was the atmosphere around it. It's also surrounded by some of the most beautiful (and expensive) late 19th/20th century residential buildings in Sofia. Definitely worth a visit in the day too.

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Highly recommended a visit. The building is in excellent shape from outside - clean and all details are restored to pristine condition. I did not go inside - unfortunately I did not organize tickets for a show in advance. But the surrounding area is also very nice and the fountains are working.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I went twice during my last visit to Sofia. the theatre is well located, well maintained and not too big. you maybe seated at the balcony or down in the stalls, you have a perfect view of what is happening on stage. Compared to lots of theatres in Europe, the seats are very affordable: around 10€ for a nice seat.... More

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