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Ivan Vazov National Theater

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Dyakon Ignatii 5 str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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All reviews beautiful building city garden street musicians men playing chess great architecture nice park the main highway grand hotel worth a visit city centre free walking tour theatre fountain benches actors yoke literature
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Though it is old, it is indeed well maintained, especially its outlooking. A lot of cars were parking outside and that implied it was convenient for visitors. As a tourist, we only took photos without getting in. A pass-by visit is ok.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Built in 1906 it the oldest theatre in Sofia. Buildings here amaze me as they look older in style than the era they were built in. The theatre was named after Ivan Vazov who wrote Under the Yoke, a famous piece of Bulgaria literature. It...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

This is one of the more attractive looking buildings in Sofia and is worth the effort of seeing. It wasn't open when I was there and so I didn't get to go inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

It is a beautiful building in a very beautiful central square, with fountains and enough space to walk and relax. It is in the center of the city, and is easily accessible on foot!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Awesome building with lots of interesting stories - better take a tour guide to learn about Mr. Ivan Vazov's life and death. And pay attention to the sculptures - there is a funny thing that costed the job of somebody :-)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Very beautiful building. Photos can easily be taken when you line yourself up in the middle. Don't miss this while you're in Sofia.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful architectural building in the city centre. There is a park in front with benches to sit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Very elegant building with great architecture for cultural activity. Its the oldest theater in Sofia.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AneliaG
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Located in the central city within easy walking distance of most lodging. Great photo op. Recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Simply beautiful to watch, it's an iconic building. of you go in the late afternoon you can see the locals enjoying the square and fountains in front of the building. there are older men playing chess too

Date of experience: June 2018
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January 5, 2017|
Response from LukiLukeGO | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lukas. T To what I heard and remember during my Sofia tourist tour in 2016, there are no English plays. It's all in Bulgarian. Sorry to disappoint you. Still, if it's not freezing weather during your Sofia visit, I... More