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Ivan Vazov National Theater

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Address: 5, V. Levski St., Sofia, Bulgaria
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Nice building lovely park

The theatre is a splendid building which I confess I have been inside. The front has a lovely park with a fountain area and plenty of bar come cafés, to site and chill.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chalky W
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The theatre is a splendid building which I confess I have been inside. The front has a lovely park with a fountain area and plenty of bar come cafés, to site and chill.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite buldings in city of Sofia. it looks so good and reminds me of my childhood. Peaceful place

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Thank polar184
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is awesome place. It's really nice theater, although it's a bit tight on the balcony seats, but it is still really nice. There very pleasant park near the theater which is also great to spend time with friends or just to enjoy the good weather.

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Thank Dimitar M
Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building with immense importance for culture of the city. Great park is just opposite of the main entrance. No tour is avaliable though, which is a shame since I'm wondering whether the interior is as beautiful as the exterior.

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Thank Aleksandar S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

this is the oldest theatre in Bulgaria. the building is very well maintained and it's in operation. there is small park in the front of the theater which is great for evening walks.

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Thank NeliKoleff
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is a lovely building, located within a beautiful garden. While we were able to appreciate the building's façade, it was impossible to enter it, as there were no shows available during our visit, nor guided tours inside. Too bad, as I assume we could've enjoyed them a lot.

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Someone had a sense of humor when they renovated this building last bombing..one of the decorations is Sophia answer to Brussels little boy.. It is also a hub for much recently regenerated live theatre in Sophia

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Thank Heather M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Authentic athmosphere, talented actors, beautiful decor. Highly recommend if you want to feel the culture of Sofia

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Thank Asena V
Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Ivan Vazov theater is one of the best and well maintained buildings, having some nice and old administrative and office related constructions around it, makes this quadrangle very attractive to even Sofia citizens and tourists. You can get a well prepared coffee from Costa and just have a walk. You can also visit the Finance ministry, the national bank, and... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Located close to City garden & Grand Hotel Sofia, this building has its own beauty. Known as the oldest and most important landmark of Sofia.

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