Bulgaria Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Bulgaria

The main shopping area of Sofia is on both sides of Vitosha Boulevard. Bulgarian products, clothes, shoes, handicrafts, wines, spirits and confectionery can all be purchased.

Shopping hours

General shops Mon-Sat 1000-2000; shopping malls Mon-Sun 1000-2200.


Many supermarkets are open all day, everyday.


Nightlife in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has a thriving nightclub and bar scene. The capital Sofia and beach resort towns of Bourgas and Varna pump out great music including the locally popular chalga (folk/pop/dance music) and international sounds.

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