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Slaveikov Square

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Address: Sofia, Bulgaria
Phone Number:
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Vintage book market

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 square is accessible via trams or on foot and links to main pedestrian streets and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank KarolaRS
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

There were a lot of different books - new and used - here but they were all in Bulgarian. To be fair there were some second hand English books but they were not great reads but then this is not an English speaking country so this seems fair. We went at about 10:30am and it was really 11am before they... More 

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Thank Heidy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful plaza but try to see it in the morning because it is very crowded if you come later - it becomes a book market. A few more coffee shops would be better. There is McDonalds which opens at 7.30.

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Thank Pieroperro
New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Square with lots of bookseller stalls that have been there for ever. The square itself is not much and now it's surrounded by fast food establishments, there are a lot of nicer ones in Sofia. But if you like books (especially old, used books - and most are in Bulgarian) - it's a good place to browse.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I really like this square, it has authentic look and lots of book stores. The vendors are really friendly.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This square will always remind me of my childhood, when i used to go with my parents. There are book stores there and i always use the opportunity to look for books.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Quite nice bohemian-like square, near the city centre. Home of some stalls with numerous books. Nice place to relax since there are a couple of good places for taking a drink.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

On this square you will find the statue of the Slaveikovs - father and son poet. It is a good area for relaxing and hanging out as there are several places to eat and sit nearby.

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