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Slaveikov Square

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Address: Sofia, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 02429807
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Nice square

Quite nice bohemian-like square, near the city centre. Home of some stalls with numerous books. Nice place to relax since there are a couple of good places for taking a drink.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
Aleksandar S
Belgrade, Serbia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

There were a lot of different books - new and used - here but they were all in Bulgarian. To be fair there were some second hand English books but they were not great reads but then this is not an English speaking country so this seems fair. We went at about 10:30am and it was really 11am before they... More 

Thank Heidy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful plaza but try to see it in the morning because it is very crowded if you come later - it becomes a book market. A few more coffee shops would be better. There is McDonalds which opens at 7.30.

Thank Pieroperro
New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Square with lots of bookseller stalls that have been there for ever. The square itself is not much and now it's surrounded by fast food establishments, there are a lot of nicer ones in Sofia. But if you like books (especially old, used books - and most are in Bulgarian) - it's a good place to browse.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I really like this square, it has authentic look and lots of book stores. The vendors are really friendly.

Thank Todiii
Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This square will always remind me of my childhood, when i used to go with my parents. There are book stores there and i always use the opportunity to look for books.

Thank polar184
Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Quite nice bohemian-like square, near the city centre. Home of some stalls with numerous books. Nice place to relax since there are a couple of good places for taking a drink.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

On this square you will find the statue of the Slaveikovs - father and son poet. It is a good area for relaxing and hanging out as there are several places to eat and sit nearby.

Thank highimpactuk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a nice restaurant, am sure everybody knows it as it is on a corner near the square, and the address is Diakon Ignatii 21, but the glass windows and door are facing the square and a lot of people came and went. This is the second time I am visiting it and this time was all alone, wondering... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

The site is in short proximity from the statue of St. Sofia. A lively place to walk and buy any kind of book you wish. The book stalls are full of books, which are affordable, both new and old. The place around is full of restaurants and shops, but in all it is the right spot for book lovers! The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

In the heart of the city, it has several stalls selling new and second hand books and magazines, alongside Chinese junk toys. It also hosts the city library and a good children's theatre.

Thank SofiaRodin

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