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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Normally a great place to saunter about and look at all sorts of books and curios, due to major refurbishing works it's currently all dug up and inaccessible.

Thank Thai T
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Now they make a construction there and its really hard to see something actually. Its too crowded because part of the street is closed and 2 bus stops are closed too and its awful to go there right now. May be when they finish the...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Book lovers place, now at renovation. The whole area is closed under construction/renovation till further notice......no way to see anything at the present moment. It’s a vintage book place with books mostly in Bulgarian, coffee shops , restaurants, etc. If you stay for long in...More

Thank 262Blondy
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I lived in a penthouse apartment overlooking Slaveikov Square for 3.5 years and absolutely loved it. The location is ideally situated in the center of the city with major shopping streets intersecting, restaurants (including KFC/ Dunkin Donuts and McDonalds for those wanting some familiar Americana),...More

Thank ironmikie
Reviewed June 23, 2018

One of the popular squares in Sofia named after a couple of Bulgarian writers. There is a statue of these two writers on a bench in the square. It's interesting to note that the square dates back to the 16th century. It's also a great...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Nice little area to shop and take in the local scene. It can be a bit crowded during summer, but a fun thing to do.

Thank Restless13Soul
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Heading to Slaveikov Square be sure to walk down Graf Ignatiev, that is a very popular with locals shopping street, however, even though the street is car free, you will constantly be checking for trams, stay on the footpath as we did, it is safer....More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Open books market for more than 25 years. New and old books available. Work 24/7 all seasons. During the spring and summer there are street artists.

Thank Miro1965
Reviewed February 28, 2018

It's an interesting place for book lovers, especially those speaking Bulgarian and Russian - most of the books there are in these languages. For others - there's a chance to feel the spirit of "old" times Sofia.

Thank Kostyantyn V
Reviewed November 25, 2017

I have been coming here for decades, and the book stalls have existed a lot longer than that. In the old days it had everything from the antiquarian to burned games and mp3s, but today it offers mostly Bulgarian trash on conspiracy theories. A few...More

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