Down bul. Tsar Osvoboditel, past Sofia University, is Borisova Gradina, named after Bulgaria’s interwar monarch, Boris III. The park – the largest in Sofia – has a rich variety of flowers and trees, outdoor bars, two football stadiums and two huge Communist monuments.

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