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Are you looking for the best Instagram spots around Sofia? If so, you’re definitely in the right place.

After living in the capital city for seven weeks, I found 17 amazing Instagram spots around Sofia and throughout Bulgaria as well.

I take my insta game very seriously (as you should) so rest assured that all of these will be hits. Just browse the list below for all the best photo spots around Sofia and beyond and then pick your favorite picture perfect shots for your visit! Each one outside of the city center also comes with a complete guide on where it is, how to get there, and more, so traveling around Sofia for photos has never been easier.

PS if you use this list to make your Instagram shine, tag me in the photos @slight_north ’cause I’d love to see them!

 

The Sofia Regional History Museum

Where: Sofia City Center
Nearby Instagram Spots Around Sofia: St. George Rotunda

The Sofia Regional History Museum

 

Dusk at the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Where: Sofia City Center
Nearby Instagram Spots Around Sofia: The Russian Church

The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia

 

Dusk at the St. George Rotunda ruins

Where: Sofia City Center
Nearby Instagram Spots Around Sofia: Sofia Regional History Museum

St. George Rotunda, the oldest ruins in Sofia

 

The Colorful Side Streets of Sofia

Where: Sofia City Center

The colorful side streets in Sofia

 

Largo (the former Communist Party Headquarters)

Where: Sofia City Center
Nearby Instagram Spots Around Sofia: the Sofia Regional History Museum

Largo Communist Party Headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Ivan Vazov National Theater

Where: Sofia City Center
Nearby Instagram Spots Around Sofia: Largo Former Communist Headquarters

Ivan Vazov National Theater in Sofia, Bulgaria

 

The View Restaurant

Where: Sofia City Center
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the view restaurant is one of the best photo spots around sofia

 

The Russian Church

Where: Sofia City Center
Nearby Instagram Spots Around Sofia: The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

The Russian Church in Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Animal Rescue Sofia

Location: 30 minutes from Sofia
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volunteering with puppies at Animal Rescue Sofia

 

Kamen Del View Point

Location: 45 minutes from Sofia
Nearby photo spots around Sofia: Aleko Hut
How to Get There

view of Sofia from Kamen Del

 

Hiking at Aleko Hut

Where: 45 minutes from Sofia
Nearby Photo Spots Around Sofia: Kamen Del View Point
How to Get There

hiking in Sofia on Vitosha Mountain

 

Hiking at the Seven Rila Lakes

Location: 1.5 hours from Sofia
How to Get There

Seven Rila Lakes hike in Bulgaria

 

The Kapana District in Plovdiv

Location: 2 hours from Sofia
How to Get There

The Kapana arts district in Plovdiv

 

Nebet Tepe Hill in Plovdiv

Location: 2 hours from Sofia
How to Get There

view point in Plovdiv

 

The Old Town of Veliko Tarnovo

Where: 3 hours from Sofia
Nearby Photo Spots: Tsarevets Fortress
How to Get There

Veliko Tarnovo, a cliffside town in Bulgaria

 

Tsarevets Fortress

Where: 3 hours from Sofia
Nearby Photo Spots: Veliko Tarnovo Old Town
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Tsarevets Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo

 

Sozopol on the Black Sea

Where: 6 hours from Sofia
How to Get There

Sozopol Beach in Bulgaria

 

If you’re visiting Bulgaria and love to take photos, you’re in luck. I was surprised to find that pretty much everywhere in the country is picturesque and perfect for the Instagram fiend in you.

So, use this list to discover the 17 best Instagram spots around Sofia and beyond, and enjoy the beauty of Bulgaria along the way 🙂

 

PS Want to up your travel photography game? Check out this 8-week travel photography course from the experts! Or, stick around to check out the 9 best cheap restaurants in Sofia and  the complete guide to craft beer in Sofia!

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