Sofia Synagogue: The Place To Be

The impressive Sofia Synagogue was inaugurated in 1909. It took four years to erect this temple, which is the third largest synagogue in Europe, right behind Budapest's Great Synagogue and the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam. The Austrian architect Friedrich Grünanger designed it. This Bulgarian synagogue is located in the very center of…
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Sofia: Capital of Capitals

Getting to Sofia is easy. From Western Europe, just hop into that vehicle, power up those eight cylinders and head southwest. Keep on driving, even when you think you already overshot it. At some point, just before the Serbian town of Niš, you need to turn left, which is east. From Istanbul it should be the northwestern approach, for 550…
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