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HOTEL LION 3* SOFIA OFFERS 33 ROOMS EACH FEATURING AIR-CONDITIONING, SEPARATE BATHROOM, CABLE TV, DIRECT DIAL TELEPHONE, INTERNET, MINI-BAR. THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND FACILITIES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ROOM SERVICE, WASHING AND IRONING, DRY CLEANING, MASSAGE, RENT-A CAR, TAXI SERVICES, SHUTTLE SERVICES, TOURIST AND BUSINESS GUIDES, SIGHTSEEING AND PARKING.

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Driving Directions:
AFTER LEAVING THE SOFIA AIRPORT, DRIVE DIRECTLY TO TZARIGRADSKO SHAUSSE, THEN FOLLOW THE SIGNS TO CITY CENTER. TURN RIGHT AT PONT OF EAGLES.AFTER 10 MINUTES DRIVING, YOU WILL REACH THE PONT OF LIONS AND ARRIVE DIRECTLY AT THE HOTEL. YOU CAN REACH THE CITY CENTER BY WALKING 5 MINUTES IN SOUTH DIRECTION ON MARIA LUISA STREET.

ALEXANDER NEVSKY CATHEDRAL - THE ST. ALEXANDER
NEVSKI CATHEDRAL IS SITUATED IN THE CENTER OF
SOFIA. IT IS LOCATED ON THE SQUARE WHICH BEARS
ITS NAME. THE IMPRESSIVE BUILDING COVERS THE AREA
OF 2600 SQUARE METERS AND ITS UNIQUE ARCHITECTURE
DETERMINES THE CATHEDRAL AS ONE OF THE LANDMARKS
IN SOFIA WHICH YOU MUST VISIT AT ALL COST. THE
TEMPLE IS A HUGE FIVE-NAVE CROSS-DOMED BASILICA
THE ARCHITECTURE OF WHICH COMBINES BULGARIAN,
BYZANTINE AND RUSSIAN ELEMENTS. ITS BUILDING HAS
BEGUN IN 1904 AND ENDED IN 1912. THE TEMPLE WAS
BUILT IN HONOUR OF THE BULGARIAN LIBERTY FROM
OTTOMAN YOKE IN 1877-1878. THE GILT DOMES OF THE
CATHEDRAL ARE EXCEPTIONALLY BEAUTIFUL. THE BELFRY
WITH THE CROSS WHICH IS 53. 5 METERS HIGH AND ITS
12 BELLS ARE VERY INTERESTING. THIS IS THE
BIGGEST MEMORIAL CATHEDRAL ON THE BALKAN
PENINSULA..................................2,5 KM
*ST. SOFIA* CHURCH - IT IS SUPPOSED THAT THE
CHURCH OF ST. SOFIA IS ONE OF THE OLDEST EASTERN
ORTHODOX CHURCHES IN OUR COUNTRY. IT IS SITUATED
NEAR THE ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKI MEMORIAL CATHEDRAL
. THE BASILICA DATES BACK TO THE 5TH C. B. C. AND
IS FROM THE EMPEROR JUSTINIAN*S REIGN. IN THE
14TH CENTURY IT GAVE THE NAME OF TODAY*S SOFIA.
THERE WERE OLD CHRISTIAN TOMBS WITH INTERESTING
MURAL PAINTINGS AND MOSAICS UNDER THE CHURCH AND
ROUND IT.............2,5 KM NATIONAL ART GALLERY
- MANY ARE THE BUILDINGS IN SOFIA WHICH IMPRESS
WITH THEIR ARCHITECTURE AND GRANDEUR. ONE OF THEM
IS THE KING*S PALACE WHICH WAS BUILT IN 1873 AND
NOWADAYS HOUSES THE NATIONAL ART GALLERY AND THE
ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM. DURING THE ALEXANDER
BATTENBERG*S REIGN THE BUILDING WAS ENTIRELY
RENOVATED IN SECESION STYLE WITH NEO- ROCOCO AND
BAROQUE
ELEMENTS..................................2 KM
RILA MONASTERY - THE RILSKI MONASTERY ST. IVAN
RILSKI IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPRESSIVE MONUMENTS OF
THE BULGARIAN ARCHITECTURE AND ART. IT IS THE
OLDEST INHABITED CLOISTER IN OUR COUNTRY. IT HAS
ALSO BEEN THE BIGGEST LITERARY CENTER IN BULGARIA
SINCE THE OTTOMAN YOKE. THE MONAS

Sofia Hotels - LION SOFIA
HOTEL LION 3* SOFIA OFFERS 33 ROOMS...
60 Maria Luisa blvd Sofia, 1202

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