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I've never seen the longer official ceremony of the guards change in Sofia and I read online it is held on every 1st Wensday of the month, which was today. I was there 10 minutes before 12:00 with lots of excitement, there were only tourist...More
The changing of the guard happens on the hour but unfortunately I missed it both days., apparently it is a rather short ceremony. However they do look smart in their uniforms and do take the job seriously as a tourist got too close having her...More
As a Presidential edifice it is somewhat nondescript and the fact that it shares the construct with a hotel is telling.
Built under the Communist regime the building dates from the mid-1950s. It was only in 1991 that the Office of President was established and...More
Sadly lacking the same pomp and ceremony as is common in many other nations, I found the changing of the guard a bit underwhelming. The guards also don't seen as well trained (not the usual statue-esque stillness - their bodies and eye line often moving).
I briefly stopped in front of this attraction to watch the changing of the guards. It was a short and simple ceremony, compared to that I watched in London and Athens.
Took several pictures and wondered if one could enter this building!