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Address: Bulevard Simeonovsko Shose 187, Sofia, Bulgaria

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Interesting but not a museum

The house is indeed unique and would make for quite a few interesting photos. I live nearby and it is still interesting to see it even though I pass by at least two times a day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter2712
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not a museum, it's a house were artists are living. If you wanna go and see it, then the picture tells it all. It's not worth your time or money (you will have to take a taxi or drive to it as it's not in the center). There are so much better options.

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Thank j00st78
Sofia, Bulgaria
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is indeed unique and would make for quite a few interesting photos. I live nearby and it is still interesting to see it even though I pass by at least two times a day. However, travelers please note, this is a normal residential housing built by a group of artists that live in it. As such it is... More 

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Thank Peter2712
Sofia, Bulgaria
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is not some kind of attraction or museum or something, it's just an extravagant home. Still it's worth seeing if you're in the neighborhood.

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Thank Mariya K
Sofia
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55 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This strange building resembles a snail. Many people stop and look with interest from the outside, but I have no information that could be inside.

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Thank ZhivkoZh
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77 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

A funny building in the outskirts of Sofia. Modern architecture used to build a multiple apartments house in snail shape. Lovely

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Thank Txema M
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Really interesting building said to have been built with all sustainable materials! It's worth a look if heading back to town from Boyana church. Check out the painted pavements and street lamps for eye stalks! Didn't access the interior as it appears to be in residential use -flats. Good fun. The village may also be worth a look around. Pop... More 

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Thank tricksybixy
Sofia, Bulgaria
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68 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

If you are thinking of going to the mountain, you could pass by this. Nothing more, just strange, just funny. Cool for a different picture.

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Thank Marcelo_Vindeirinho
Brussels, Belgium
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

This is very nice place with very interesting exterior. You must go there with your childern and make happy.. :D

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2 Thank davidjohn809
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Waste of place and money. Building dirty and not used for anything. Nobody from the locals actually visits or likes this building. Do not visit it. Waste of time. Visit something else.

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3 Thank Viktor R
Sofia, Bulgaria
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I decided to save people the pain of travelling far out of the centre to see an 'attraction' and ending up disappointed. In fact, the Snail House is no mean feat - it's an environmentally friendly PRIVATE HOME built by a businessman who wanted something different than to flaunt his money by splashing it on a palace with peacocks. It's... More 

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