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    Pass By: Sofia Court House, bul.Vitosha 2, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

    The Alternative Experience starts in front of the Palace of Justice. Once you arrive, you will meet your guide, who is going to introduce you to the concept, give you all materials needed to complete the tasks in the first part and later share with you the fascinating stories behind the places you saw.

    You are free to experience the tour as you wish, walk in your own pace and stay as long as you want at the various stops. There are few things that might help you have the best possible experience – allow yourself the liberty to speak with locals and get lost – you never know what hidden treasures you might find.

    Pass By: Gifted Sofia, Ivan Denkoglu St 24, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

    No matter what you do, make sure to come back to the final meeting point – Gifted, no later than 5 pm, to complete the final challenge. After that, your guide will lead you through your personal experience, and leave you with a full picture of the hidden side of Sofia.
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    Departure Point
    Sofia Court House, bul. "Vitosha" 2, 1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Return Details
    Gifted Sofia, 24 Ivan Denkgolu St, 1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Treasure hunt
    • Local guide
    • Starter pack with instructions
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Fantastic guide Stanislav, it's been an incredible free tour in Sofia, an actor is the greatest guide!!! Thanks a lot, you've done a great effort and we've had lot of fun

    Date of experience: October 2019
    1  Thank megustanlosviajessss
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Thank you Boyan for being a warm host for us! A lot of interesting information in a great city! Highly recommend!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Tatiana O
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We took the 365 free tour our first day in Sofia and were so impressed we came back for the alternative tour two days later. This was a fun and informative way to see sights we would not have found otherwise. They give you a...More

    1  Thank V5954TNdianar
    Reviewed 17 August 2019

    alternative tour did not fits with our expectatives..it was too expensive, it is done mid of day which is terrible in summer. We could see few places that are not in traditional tours but nothing special. Should be done more interesting, more cultural and funny....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LydiaTomas
    365Association, General Manager at 365 Association Sofia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2019

    Dear Lydia Tomas, Thank you for expressing your views on our Sofia Alternative Tour. We apologize for your negative experience and we would like to assure you that your feedback is taken very seriously. We are very sad to hear that you felt this way...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2019

    We did the free walking tour with stanislav (awesome guy) yesterday and today the alternative tour. the first tour was guided and super interesting, took approx. 2.5 hours. I loved it! Lots of history and insights into the city. Today's tour was basically like a...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Davinasophie
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    31 May 2018|
    Response from ThinBoxking |
    Not sure how long the tour is but no taxis needed and yes there are luggage lockers available at GIFTED but be aware that it is only open 10:30-13:00 and 14:00-19:30 daily.
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