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SOFIA:
THE CAPITAL CITY OF BULGARIA. PLACES OF INTEREST ARE
SVETA NEDELYA CATHEDRAL, CHURCH OF ST PETRA SEMERDJUSKA,
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY, ALEXANDER NEVSKI CHURCH,
GEORGI DIMITROV MAUSOLEUM, MT. VITOSHA (THE ROUNDED MOUNTAIN
WHICH LOOMS JUST 8KM SOUTH OF SOFIA.

ST. GEORGE'S ROTUNDA:
DATING FROM THE FOURTH CENTURY.

ST. PETKA OF THE SADDLERS CHURCH:
THIS MAY BE SEEN FROM THE UNDERPASS IN FRONT OF THE CENTRAL
DEPARTMENT STORE IN SOFIA.

THE BOYANA CHURCH:
IS THE MOST REMARKABLE MONUMENT OF MEDIAEVAL ARCHITECTURE
AND PAINTING, CONTAINING FRESCOES PAINTED IN 1259. IT IS
LOCATED NEAR BOYANA.

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY:
CONTAINS THOUSANDS OF EXHIBITS AND DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE A
CONVINCING PROOF OF BULGARIA'S PLACE AND ROLE IN WORLD
HISTORY AND CULTURE. THE FIRST SECTION ENCOMPASSES THREE
PERIODS: BULGARIA IN ANTIQUITY, MEDIAEVAL BULGARIAN CIVI-
LIZATION AND THE BULGARIAN NATIONAL REVIVAL.

THE NATIONAL ART GALLERY:
BOASTS A FINE COLLECTION OF THE BEST WORKS BY BULGARIAN
ARTISTS. THERE IS ALSO A SECTION ON FOREIGN ART.

THE NATIONAL MILITARY HISTORY MUSEUM:
CONTAINS OVER 100,000 EXHIBITS LINKED WITH THE HISTORY &
AND ARMAMENT OF THE BULGARIAN ARMY SINCE ANTIQUITY UNTIL
THE PRESENT.

THE BANNER OF PEACE MONUMENT:
LOCATED ON THE CIRCULAR RING ROAD, WAS ERECTED IN 1979,
ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST BANNER OF PEACE INTERNATIONAL
CHILDREN'S ASSEMBLY ORGANIZED IN SOFIA UNDER THE MOTTO OF
UNITY, CREATIVITY, BEAUTY.
MORE THAN 116 COUNTRIES HAVE JOINED THE MOVEMENT.

RILA MOUNTAINS:
THE MAJESTIC RILA MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF SOFIA ARE THE PLACE TO
GO HIKING & CLIMB MUSALA PEAK (2925M). RILA MONASTERY A NARROW
VALLEY 119KM (73.8MI) SOUTH OF SOFIA.

VELIKO TARNOVO:
VELIKO TARNOVO CAPITAL OF THE SECOND BULGARIAN EMPIRE.
TSARAVETS CITADEL, ASSUMPTION PATRIARCHAL CHURCH, ROYAL PALACE.
EXECUTION ROCK IS A DAUNTING BLUFF DIRECTLY TO THE NORTH.

OTHER THINGS TO SEE ARE:
THE NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM, THE NATIONAL ETHNOGRA-
PHIC MUSEUM, THE NATIONAL NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM, THE
GEORGI DIMITROV NATIONAL MUSEUM, THE NEW GALLERY OF FOREIGN
ART AND THE LYUDMILA ZHIVKOVA NATIONAL PALACE OF CULTURE.
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