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Graf Ignatiev Str.

Attraction type: Markets & shopping areas

Graf Ignatiev Street also called Grafa (meaning The Count) is a popular central street in Sofia. The street was named after the Russian statesman and diplomat Count Nicholas Pavlovich Ignatiev.

The street is a common shopping place for books, shoes, bags, clothes, accessories, fruits and flowers. There are many cafes and restaurants.

Graf Ignatiev street lies between Evlogi Georgiev Boulevard to the east and Alabin Street near the Vitosha Boulevard to the west. It is crossed by major roads such as Vasil Levski Boulevard and Georgi Rakovski Street. Several of the landmarks of Sofia are located along the street such as the Patriarch Evtimiy Square, Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church, Slaveykov Square and Garibaldi Square. There are two tram lines running along the street.