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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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Toronto
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is another building with a beautifully photogenic exterior. The fountains in front of the building actually work and have a pretty sculpture of a dancer in the water. I didn't visit the inside.

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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Building of the Ivan Vazov National Theater is located to be adjacent to a very pretty park in Sofia, the Capital of Bulgaria, that has lots of fountains and lots of trees, which can guarantee the making-up of your day, no matter how tired or even exhausted you may be, before going there! A feeling of inner joy and... More

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My review is only from the exterior as the theatre was closed when we visited. The architecture is stunning and a very impressive building indeed. Situated by a lovely well maintained park with a water feature just along from the grand entrance it's a place you can sit with an ice cream & enjoy the surroundings.

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Malta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

not sure if you can venture inside. lovely area with fountains outside, magnificent architecture in the vicinity. Plays conducted in native language only.

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38 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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125 reviews 125 reviews
98 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
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
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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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como
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56 attraction reviews
683 helpful votes 683 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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Alaska
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147 reviews 147 reviews
104 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
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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