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Address: Tsar Osvoboditel Square, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Eat Like a Local: Sofia Breakfast, Food and Sightseeing Walking Tour
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A fine big building in the centre of Sofia.

I didn't try to gain entry to this building as it was at the weekend during Presidential elections. A fine piece of imposing architecture in central Sofia with busy streets... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I didn't try to gain entry to this building as it was at the weekend during Presidential elections. A fine piece of imposing architecture in central Sofia with busy streets surrounding a circular area.

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2,472 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The most politically important building in Bulgaria. The is where the laws are supposed to be made but instead the place is symbol of corruption, political oppression and dictatorship. Probably the most hated place by locals in Bulgaria.

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Thank KarolaRS
Stavanger, Norway
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I was a bit disappointed when I saw this building. It's not such a big and beautiful building compared to some parliaments in other cities (like London or Budapest). You can pass by it (it's close to Alexandre Nevski Cathedral), take just one picture and go away.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The building is in the heart of the city and you'll have the chance to see it during your sightseeing. You could not enter, so it's a fast and easy one.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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283 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Whilst the ideology that built this remarkable building has passed by, the building remains. Its multiple uses is interesting.

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Ottawa, Canada
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412 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A beautiful building with guards at the doors who perforrm every hour ( a small changing of the guard occurs from time to time.

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Have been ther during the guard change. Very poor ceremony comparing to other places like London, Prague or even Istanbul Since it is in the city center is good to pass by.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

You will pass this on the Communist walking tour, nice to get a pic from the war memorial opposite. Cant go inside.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Can not be visited. You can only see it from outside. Don't go too close either otherwise the guards will be really angry.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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536 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely white building with good location, home of the Parliament of Bulgaria. Not a very big place, but has nice architecture. Across the street from main entrance is the statue of Tsar Alexander II, ruler of Russia, who sent troops and routed Ottomans in late XIX century, thus giving Bulgaria independence. This makes a great image, since it's like a... More 

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Thank Aleksandar S

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