Entrance fee for the museum of socialist art in Sofia; tickets for public transport
Professional guiding services in English (other languages available on request - Spanish, Serbian, etc.).
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Coffee breaks and drinks, gratuities to the guide.
Monument of the Soviet Army - Museum of Socialist Art
One-day excursion from €24
Departure at 10:00 am from the Tourist Information Center - Metro Station "Sofia University" (opposite McDonalds). Advanced booking is required.
The tour will begin with a short stop at the monument of the soviet army. Then you will reach the museum of socialist art using the public transport. First in the museum you will watch a short movie about the most specific features of the communist past in Bulgaria. Then you will see many busts of famous communist leaders like Georgi Dimitrov, Dimitar Blagoev, Vasil Kolarov, Todor Zhivkov, Vladimir Lenin. You will be able to admire the typical socialist realism represented by statues of unknown partisans, workers, red army soldiers. Also here is preserved the great five-pointed red star which once was at the top of the Party house in the very center of Sofia. The inner exposition consists of some eminent paintings and plastics, including such depicting Stalin, Marx and Engels. The tour ends with a return to the city center.
Tour duration - approx. 2,5 hours. Short coffee break can be made during the tour.