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Flea Market

Alexander Nevski Square, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Full of oddities, curios and a massive amount of Soviet & Nazi era memorabilia

For some reason I liked these markets...the stalls were all full of rare and random oddities. One... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
thevontrapps
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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I think my guide book(s) must be out of date as we headed for this location last Saturday during... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
watsonworld
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  • Excellent13%
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Alexander Nevski Square, Sofia, Bulgaria
Oborishte
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For some reason I liked these markets...the stalls were all full of rare and random oddities. One stall had just old cameras including box brownies and even older cameras...which were fascinating. Another stall had an amazing array of weapons (WW2 knives, Samurai swords, Ninja throwing...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

I think my guide book(s) must be out of date as we headed for this location last Saturday during our recent visit to Sofia, only to be greeted by perhaps 3 or 4 stalls of local embroidery. Not a hint of the heaps of ex-...More

Thank watsonworld
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is where you buy overpriced tourist souvenirs and commie/nazi memorabilia. If you're looking for a real flea market and an actual authentic experience, try to visit Bitaka (aka Malashevtsi market) on Saturday morning - you might even find the same things (identical, be it...More

2  Thank RomkaN
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Don't come specially for it, yet it's in the middle of other important sights, so spare 10 minutes and come take a look. I am not an expert on old coins and antiques, yet it seemed a few stand had some interesting items for the...More

1  Thank HaDi78
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

It's definitely worth taking a stroll through the market. Sellers are friendly - which is not always the case in Bulgaria - and the stalls specialise in local art; a lot of which is not great to be honest. I have to admit to being...More

1  Thank concobhair1
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Stumbled upon this little time capsule and was fascinated, in amongst the reproduction stuff was original Russian silver, ex-service paraphernalia (most of it not allowed on planes!) But really interesting relics of a byegone era. Worth finding!

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Antique Flea Market is located near the Alexander Nevski Cathedral and is rather aimed at the tourists visiting the cathedral...There can be found lots of antique goods as old cameras, coins and medals, hand knitted socks, Russian lacquered dolls, jewelry boxes and more. The...More

1  Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Close to the Nevski church you will find this small flea market. Stalls selling lots of old 'tatt' and dome good stuff to from icons to badges and old soviet militaria If your on the way to the cathedral on foot then you'll probably pass...More

1  Thank DaveRuss
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This market is small but I liked that about it. The sellers generally speak English well and are willing to bargain. It is a great spot to pick up some vintage silver jewellery (much cheaper than the airport). Beware that some places are not selling...More

1  Thank Heidy B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This could be the Mekka of all the handy women and men that makes goods that could be sold to visitors and others. This big open space should invite for much more than a few stands with people selling a pair of socks and some...More

Thank Norjanpoika
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