Bulgaria has a great cultural tradition, listed here are the main cultural venues in Sofia and what you can expect to see there. You won’t run out of things to do in Sofia!
ARENA ARMEEC HALL – is an multi-purpose indoor arena located in Sofia, Bulgaria. It has a seating capacity of 12,373. For concerts it can grow to 17,000. Designed as an universal hall for cultural events and sports, the arena could host up to 30 types of sports, including basketball, volleyball, handball, boxing, tennis, weightlifting, fencing and gymnastics competitions as well as concerts.
INTER EXPO CENTER – Inter Expo Center is the organizer and host of the largest international exhibitions, conferences and major events that take place in Sofia.Area: 42 000 sq.m. Exhibition pavilions: 6 exhibition halls and outdoor exhibition area. Congress halls: 7 congress halls.
BULGARIA HALL – Home to the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, this building dates back to the late 1930’s and comprises of several concert halls; Bulgaria Hall,which seats 1100, and the smaller Chamber Hall, Marble Studio and Art-gallery. Regular cycles of classical music concerts. Other classical concerts by the New Symphony Orchestra or the Classic FM Orchestra also take place here on occassion.
NATIONAL PALACE OF CULTURE – is the largest, multifunctional conference and exhibition centre in south-eastern Europe. It was opened in 1981 in celebration of Bulgaria’s 1300th anniversary.
THE CENTRAL MILITARY CLUB – is a multi-purpose monument of culture building in the centre of Sofia. The building has three stories and features a coffeehouse, an art gallery, a number of refined halls varying in size, as well as an imposing concert hall with 450 seats. Due to all this, the Central Military Club has always been an important cultural centre of the capital.