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11/7/2013
Overall rating: 2
General opinion:  My sister and I arrived in Sofia and hired a car. I drove across the mountains to Varna, The mountains are stunningly beautiful, and for skiing I should think very nice. Then on to drive the whole length of the Black sea coast we were so disappointed and it is "not really beautiful" then back to Sofia. The infrastructure is non existant and there are just so very many Gypsies. Although we were not frightened or threatened, you must always be on your guard. I feel it is not a safe country. The food was very inexpensive and good in the centre of the city areas. I have driven across the world ... More but the drivers (in motor vehicles) here are the worst ever and we encountered a bad accident, because the peasants/gypsies still have wooden carts and move slower, the motor vehicles drivers are tearing past them and often into oncoming traffic. It is a poor country We would never go there again.
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Sophia Cross
12/13/2012
Overall rating: 10
General opinion: Sofia has many great places to go. I hope you get a chance to go there some time.
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Overall rating: 6
General opinion:  Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is located to the north of the Vitosha Mountains. With a population of over 2,000,000, it is the largest city in the country and the fifteenth largest European city.
Located in the western region of Bulgaria, several rivers, including the Vladayska and the Iskar, cross the city. At an elevation of 550 m, the temperatures range from -6°C in the winter to 26°C in the summer, making the months of May to September, the best time to visit.
The city developed due to its central Balkan region. It has been invaded by every major empire ... More including the Macedonians, Romans, Ottomans and Soviets. Modern Sofia is a blend of culture, history and a rapidly growing market economy with skyrocketing real estate prices and a booming outsourcing market.
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5/8/2012
Overall rating: 9
General opinion: Nice places to visit, both for culture and entertainment, as well as tourism (the mountain of Vitosha is just 10 km away and during the winter one can go and ski there). The transport however is not very good and the metro has only one line.
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