Modern Studio in Central Sofia
Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Pirtoska deluxe studio is modern, practical and centric. The flat is on the third storey of a new residential building just a minute walk from Opalchenska metro station and has a lift for your assistance. Nicely laid out, living/dining area is spacious and it features a flat screen television and Wi-Fi Internet, it is furnished with a sofa, a coffee table, a dining table with chairs, a desk and a chest of drawers. The bed is conveniently separated in a niche that is a little bit higher than the rest of the apartment.
There is also a fully equipped open plan kitchen with cooker, electric kettle, microwave, toaster, plates, pans, fridge/freezer, cookware, kitchen utensils, crockery, and cutlery. It offers everything you might need to prepare your own meals and to make your life easier it also has a washing machine.
The bathroom is tidy, equipped with a hair dryer, mirror, and a shower.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sofia Airport 8.5 km, Nearest railway: Central Train Station 1.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
The Sofia/Rila Mountains region
Sofia has maintained its historical flavor (of more than 7 millennia) while establishing an environment that encourages cultural activities, research and business endeavors. With a population of approximately 1.5 mln Sofia offers the fascination of a European capital city with the services and attractions of a major metropolitan area.
Vitosha Mountains rise up just beyond the outskirts of Sofia. It is an ideal place for skiing and hiking excursions only 30 minutes from the city. The Vitosha Plateau and moraine Rock rivers are a typical and impressive landscape. Vitosha Mountains are declared a nature park with two reserves.
Sofia is located in the western part of the country, on The Sofia Plain and on the lower slopes of Mount Vitosha. The city's average altitude is 550 meters above sea level, the climate is moderate and continental, characterized by cold winters and relatively cool summers. The coldest month is January with temperatures around -1,6 ° C. The warmest months are July and August, when temperatures can reach 35 ° C or more degrees in recent years.
Sofia offer fantastic choice of restaurants at comparatively modest prices. Our recommendation is to avoid the extras and concentrate on the main courses, which start around BGN 10/Euro 5. Tipping at a restaurant is expected – around 10-15 %, even when the service has been dire
The apartment on 45 Pirotska Street. is about 15 min. walk to Vitosha Boulevard that still remains the best place to begin with for everyone, keen to initiate himself into the Sofia nightlife scene. The wide area on both sides of this main strip teems with a huge plenty of cool cafes, funky bars and discos.
While in Sofia you can also visit
“St. Alexander Nevski” Cathedral that is in Alexander Nevski Square, a wide cobblestone area with a fascinating daily flea market. The famous gilded domes impress all guests of Sofia with their striking massive overall presence. The current cathedral dates back to 1879, when the National Assembly of Bulgaria concluded the decision to build a church as a special monument to honor the Russian Tsar Alexander.
Saint Sofia is located right next to St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and is the oldest Eastern Orthodox Church in the Bulgarian capital. Dating to the 4th to 6th century, it is considered to be one of the most significant examples of early Christian architecture on the Balkans.
St George Rotunda is considered to be the oldest building in Sofia, dating back to the 4th century. It is situated amid the remains of the ancient Roman town of Serdica. The rotunda is famous for its exquisite architecture and layers of medieval frescoes that were discovered under a covering of plaster. This magnificent dome is protected by UNESCO and nowadays functions as a museum.
Boyana Church is one of Bulgaria's most significant historical treasures dating back to the 13th century and is on UNESCO's World Heritage list. Most remarkable are the murals, painted by an unknown artist, which exhibit a new humanistic tendency in mediaeval art. 240 realistic figures, bearing the features of Bulgarian life at that time, are depicted in biblical scenes on the walls of the church. A museum nearby shows photographs of the murals, items from the church and a video in several languages.
The National History Museum covers the whole period from prehistory to the present time. On the ground floor you will find relics from the earliest period up to the Middle Ages, including gold and silver treasures, such as the Panagyurishte treasure, ceramics and archaeological remains. On the first floor you will find ecclesiastical art from the 19th century Bulgarian National Revival, including folk costumes, carpets and typically furnished rooms from this period.
Earth and Man Museum was founded in 1986, and provides over 20 000 exhibitions on display, divided into six sections -Giant crystals, Minerals of the Earth, Industrial minerals, Raw material sources of Bulgaria, Gems, New materials. This museum supports various art exhibitions and classical music evenings.
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