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Ivan Vazov National Theater

5, V. Levski St., Sofia, Bulgaria
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Ranked #4 of 67 Attractions in Sofia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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178 reviews 178 reviews
36 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
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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6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Holon, Israel
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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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The park in front of the building is very well maintained with wonderful fountain and usually a place where lots of young people, street musicians and chess players gather. The building of the theater is magnificent and there you can watch many great plays.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

One of the most beautiful building in the city center. Nice park in front with many coffee shops. Good to sit and have a drink outside when the weather is good. To watch a play is necessary to have tickets in advance,as they finish quick.

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