Downtown Sofia Boby Dimitrov 1
Sofia is the capitol of Bulgaria, and its largest city. It is the 15th largest city in Europe.

Sofia was founded as a Thracian settlement, under the name "Serdica." It later fell under Macedonian and then Roman rule, which was when it flourished into a cultural, wealthy epicenter.

Today, Sofia is known for its architecture, beauty, and nightlife.

People Born in Sofia


Sofia in People's Lives

Kellan Lutz: I traveled here in 2013 to film scenes of the movie The Legend of Hercules

Liam HemsworthI traveled here to film scenes of the movie The Expendables 2​ in 2011.

Magnus Carlsen: I traveled here in 2009 to compete in the M-Tel Masters Chess Tournament. For most of the competition, I was the player to beat, ranking in first place. In the end, however, I placed second.

Milo Ventimiglia: I traveled here in 2012 to film scenes of the movie Killing Season

Connie Talbot: I travelled here to record portions of a Christmas album in 2008.

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