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Ivan Vazov National Theater

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Address: 5, V. Levski St., Sofia, Bulgaria
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Stunning Neoclassical Theater

The neoclassical Ivan Vazov National Theater is a few minutes' walk from the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. With an edifice that faces the City Garden, this is Bulgaria's oldest and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The neoclassical Ivan Vazov National Theater is a few minutes' walk from the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. With an edifice that faces the City Garden, this is Bulgaria's oldest and largest theater. The reddish-pink building's white and gold frieze features Apollo and the Muses, and the twin towers on either side of the building depict the Goddess Nike in a chariot.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

One of my favourite buildings in Sofia. The fountains in front of it are great place to take some nice shots. The place tends to be filled with young people 24/7 & inside it, there are amazing plays being shown, sadly not many in English.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The building of the theater is very impressive and I consider it as a must for all tourists in Sofia. It has been renewed recently and is beautiful. In front there is a fountain, unfortunately it is not working all the time. Had the opportunity to visit it inside, about 2 years ago on the occasion of a congress of... More 

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Sofia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very beautiful building to enjoy in one of the most vivid city park locations, especially when the weather is nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

As an architectural buff, I was pleased to be introduced to this Neo-Classical beauty on the excellent Free Sofia Walking Tour. Its pinkish-red and white facade features six white pillars that support a pediment with a relief of Apollo and reclining muses. Towers that flank the pediment display chariots pulled by lions. We spent little time at this attraction, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This really beautiful theater is set in a very relaxing area of town, surrounded by gardens full of flowers, a nice fountain, good musicians - a great place to visit, far from the tourist crowd.

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Vidin, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I love being there, breath-taking atmosphere and the most talented Bulgarian actors. Definitely worth a visit!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Its an amazing place. Everyone should see it. Its beautiful outside with and amazing architecture and lovely inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The gorgeous facade of the building fully responds to the beautiful sight which opens in front of you after you enter the building!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

With fantastic weather for an afternoon walk in town and feeling like a tourist in your own area - it is the best thing to share. With many benches to rest, old man playing chess and fountain creating non-disturbing sounds. Great to spend your time there.

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Additional Information about Ivan Vazov National Theater

Address: 5, V. Levski St., Sofia, Bulgaria
Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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