Sport facilities in Sofia
National Stadium “Vassil Levski” is a all-seater multifunctionalstadium in the heart of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It’s the biggest venue in its class and it hosts all the games of the National Football Team of Bulgaria. The arena is named after Vassil Levski, the most famous bulgarian hero from the Bulgarian Revival.
The main function of Multifunctional Sports Hall Arena Armeec Sofia is to provide to bulgarian athletes the best conditions for performing sport activities. The hall complies with all regulations in operation of the international federations and their rules for organizing and running world and European championships as well as high level commercial tournaments like “World League” etc.
Diana National Sport Complex is called by Sofia citizens ‘The Little Olympian’ for its variety of sports and services.The complex is used for carrying out camp-meetings of national and club teams of different sports.
National Horse Base “Khan Asparouh” is located in Sofia and covers a total area of 110 decares.The complex offers three stables for 137 sports horses, three sand manoeuvering grounds and one grass manouevering ground. The equipment meets all the requirements of the International Federation.
Down along Tsar Ivan Asen II Street one reaches Universiada Hall – a multifunctional hall disposing about 3,000 seats and over 1,500 square meters exhibition space.
“Sofia” Sports Hall is the best place for conducting aesthetic gymnastics competitions or table tennis, aerobics, badminton, fencing or sumo sports events.
The tennis courts of Academic club are located in Boris’ Garden (Borisova Gradina) near Park-hotel Moskow. This is where the University tennis club Academic is preparing tennis players of all ages.
Balgarska Armia Stadium (translated as Stadium of the Bulgarian Army) is the club stadium of the Bulgarian football club CSKA Sofia. It is situated in the Borisova Gradina (Boris’s Park), in the centre of Sofia. The stadium has four sectors and a total of 22015 seats.
Situated on the edge of Student City in Sofia, the Winter Palace of Sports offers an excellent opportunity for figure skating, hockey, short track and other winter sports for athletes and all sports enthusiasts.
Large self contained climbing hall for sport climbing and boulder. The National Sports Academy climbing gym is located in Studentski grad (Students city) district. The club is one of the biggest in Bulgaria.
Festivalna sports hall is one of the places in Sofia, where many cultural events take place. Sport competitions are rare; however the hall is often hosting concerts, TV shows and expos.
The swimming pool Maria Luisa is located in the heart of the Boris’ Garden among greenery, numerous statues, between the national stadium Vasil Levski and the Academic tennis courts. The swimming pool was once known as Maria Luisa Bath, and then it was converted to a big swimming pool. There are some tensions between Sofia Municipality and the current owner and for the past decade the pool is closed for visitors.