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The City Garden

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The City Garden holds a special place in Sofia’s heart as the oldest park in the city. Situated in the bustling city center near prominent landmarks like the former royal palace, the National Theater, and important government buildings, it’s a hub of activity and leisure.

Initially known as the Alexander Garden, it opened its gates on April 4, 1878. Over time, it has evolved, now featuring playgrounds, fitness facilities, and well-maintained gardens. With its updated lighting and diverse amenities, the park has become a popular spot for various events, exhibitions, and recreational activities.

Sofia residents cherish this garden as a favorite destination for leisurely walks, entertainment, and engaging in activities like chess. Its historical significance, coupled with its modern amenities, makes it a cherished and beloved part of the city’s landscape.

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