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Central Square

You can't miss this gaudy attempt to replace a Lenin statue with something more modern. Best views... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Nicole B
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Beautiful

They replaced a statue of Lenin with this strong statue of Sophia. It is in the center of the city... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Ramadama
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New Providence, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice monument that you will not miss if you are wondering around Sofia. It was built on the spot where a statue of .Stalin was removed. There is a lot of controversy over the owl, although symbolising knowledge, it has nothing to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is there to remind you where you are now and helping you to find yourself whenever you are in the centre

Thank kpoupazis
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Towering opposite the Largo with Serdika at her feet. The statue of Sofia is a relatively new addition to the city.

Thank Joanita R
Reviewed 2 July 2018

You can't miss this gaudy attempt to replace a Lenin statue with something more modern. Best views are from the Serdica ancient site.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The monument is very basic and not really that good. But by all means go and look for a picture, won't take long

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Considered to be a symbol of the city, replacing the Lenin's monument, unfortunately it was elaborated with eclectic eelements. So now it is a mixture of paganistic and Christian symbols and misses to impress.

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 13 June 2018

If you drive through Sofia you can’t miss this monument, she stands alone keeping an eye on Sofia, she replaced a monument of Leningrad when the USSR let their grip go of Bulgaria, Happy Days

Thank murray_campbell250
Reviewed 25 May 2018

this to is a drive by no need to stop . it is a good road and lots to see on the way and across street people watch is a must.

Thank kitty37421
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

They replaced a statue of Lenin with this strong statue of Sophia. It is in the center of the city and you can'tmiss it if you are walking around. I actually liked the modern feel of this figure.

Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The statue of Sofia over looks sofia the capital with her beautiful gold plated head cover and long flowing black dress as if its blowing in the wind. She stands proudly over looking the city and anyone looking up at this statue feels a sense...More

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