Reopened in May 2000, after years of neglect and 3 years of restoration work, the Tsentralni Hali offers a clean, well-organised, modern version of the bazaar shopping experience. Read more
At the front are the monuments of the brothers Evlogi and Hristo Georgiev who have donated the land and the money for its construction.
Designed by the French architect Breansson, the building reached its completion in 1934. It spreads over 18 624 sq. m. with its 324 rooms. Read more
The Bulgarian lev is pegged to the Euro at rate 1 EUR = 1.956 BGL. Against the other currencies there are minor fluctuations depending on their varying exchange rates towards the Euro.
Visitors may exchange cash at banks and exchange bureaus. It is not recommended to do it at the airport or at the hotel reception desks because they offer the lowest rates. In the exchange bureaus beware of their commission charges and misleading rate quotations. Read more