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Central Market Hall (Tsentralni Hali), Sofia

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Housed in a lavish neo-Renaissance, Byzantine, and Baroque-style building, Central Market Hall (Tsentralni Hali) features food stalls, apparel boutiques, and fast-food stands. Located in the center of the city, the 1911 market is an important trade center. Walk through the complex's three floors and browse through a wide selection of products including fresh fish, meat, bread, and Turkish foodstuffs. Watch the local citizens chat and bargain, and have a quick meal at one of the eateries. If you visit the ground floor, you'll see remnants of an old town that was once here. Work out when and for how long to visit Central Market Hall (Tsentralni Hali) and other Sofia attractions using our handy Sofia travel itinerary planner.
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  • Walked through the market on my way to the synagogue. The outside of the building looks more interesting than the interior. Your average mini mall.  more »
  • On the outside this hall is a rather ornate Neo-Renaissance building with Baroque and Byzantine features. Look out for the Sofia coat-of-arms over the main entrance. Also note the clock tower. This st...  more »
  • the older market, open every day of the year and from 7 a.m. until 21 pm. You can buy anything, eating & drinking, find some specialties and accessories the oldest market of Sofia, is open every day of the year and from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm You can buy anything, eat and drink, find specialties and accessories
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  • Nice centrally located market place, but lacking big assortment of goods. You can find fresh foods and some souvenirs for tourists. Fast food available on 2nd floor. Also prices are a bit higher than usual.
  • Back in 1911 when the Halles opened for public there was an ice machine making ice for delivery to shops and people. Now modernized it is quite impressive too with small shops on two stories and a beautiful centerpiece horloge on the stairs to the second floor.
  • You can find very good food here as there are many different specialized stores inside.
  • Top rendes-vous point of all arab scum in Sofia.
  • Pulno s bejanci. Ne hodete tam.