Europe's most reasonably priced capital
- One of the oldest cities in Europe dating back to 8th century BC
- Numerous archaeological, cultural and historical monuments from its rich Thracian, Byzantine, Roman, Slav and Ottoman history
- Alexander Nevski - the biggest orthodox cathedral on the Balkan peninsula
- Boyana church – UNESCO heritage – one of the most fully and perfectly preserved monuments of East European Medieval art.
- The Church of Saint George, a remarkable Roman Empire relic, the oldest architectural monument in Sofia contains some of the best examples of medieval fresco art in Europe, namely from the 10th to 14th century
- The city has a lively art scene and a booming night life
- Contemporary Bulgarian cuisine is a unique mixture of original, European and Oriental cooking tradition, with both traditional and international restaurants in Sofia offering a wide variety of delicious culinary adventures.