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Slaveikov Square

Sofia, Bulgaria
+359 2 429 807
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“book market” (13 reviews)
“book lovers” (7 reviews)
“famous statue” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Sofia, Bulgaria
Serdica
CONTACT
+359 2 429 807
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"book market"
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"book lovers"
in 7 reviews
"famous statue"
in 2 reviews
"an interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"poets"
in 5 reviews
"stalls"
in 8 reviews
"library"
in 4 reviews
"sellers"
in 4 reviews
"str"
in 2 reviews
"fountain"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Heading to Slaveikov Square be sure to walk down Graf Ignatiev, that is a very popular with locals shopping street, however, even though the street is car free, you will constantly be checking for trams, stay on the footpath as we did, it is safer....More

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Open books market for more than 25 years. New and old books available. Work 24/7 all seasons. During the spring and summer there are street artists.

Thank Miro1965
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

It's an interesting place for book lovers, especially those speaking Bulgarian and Russian - most of the books there are in these languages. For others - there's a chance to feel the spirit of "old" times Sofia.

Thank Kostyantyn_V
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I have been coming here for decades, and the book stalls have existed a lot longer than that. In the old days it had everything from the antiquarian to burned games and mp3s, but today it offers mostly Bulgarian trash on conspiracy theories. A few...More

Thank Danubegal
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This is a place for the avid book reader. There are multiple little stands where one can find any genre books for only a fraction of the price. There are also some random small shops around the square.

Thank Boyana T
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

If you want to feel the real spirit of Sofia, this is a must see. You can find a lot of vintage (and new) books, but most of them are in Bulgarian. There are a lot of cafes, shops and restaurants nearby. Don't miss the...More

Thank Mariya K
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Every day of the year you can go tot this square and find a lot of books, software and other kind of things. The quantity and quality of the books varies from brand new to very old but definitely serves a great purpose for the...More

Thank j00st78
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Situated in the centre of the city the Slaveykov square is an iconic place to be. You can see the book stalls and breathe in the authentic style of this book market, also see the statue of the Slaveykov brothers sitting on a bench. The...More

Thank Laurynnnnnn
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

This square is famous for its new and second hand book open market. For 1-2 euros you could also find foreign books.

Thank Mira D
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

At Slaveikov Square you can find the largest vintage book market in Sofia! There is also a library, a medical center and plenty of shops around. Newly built fountain look cute too.

Thank KarolaRS
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