National Palace of Culture

  pl. Bulgaria 1      (+359) 2 916 6300     22 Oct 2023
Referred to as NDK: En-De-Ka. Built in 1981 to mark the country’s 13th centennial, it is Sofia’s most prominent modern landmark, housing concert halls, exhibition space, offices, cafes, restaurants and more. Throughout the year (except August) it hosts a variety of cultural events from classical to avant garde; concerts, film festivals, art exhibits, fashion shows and trade fairs as well as major conferences. Hall 1 the largest of 12 halls, seats approximately 4000 and is used for major concerts, including international pop stars, as well as movie premieres. There are several live music clubs within the complex, but these are listed separately. The smaller halls 8 and 9 host classical recitals or chamber music. The various halls and foyers themselves are home to some of the most impressive specially commissioned contemporary art.


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Facilities for disabled
Live Music
Guarded parking
City centre location
Conference facilities




Open 10:00 - 20:00.
Box office

Events at this venue

Sunday Apr 7 19:00
Smokie live in Concert
Sunday May 12 19:00
Jonas Kaufmann & Sofia Philharmonic
Monday Apr 29 20:00
Zucchero Live in Sofia
Friday Mar 15 17:00 …
Voca People Cosmic Tour
Tuesday Mar 19 20:00
Gipsy Kings Tonino Baliardo
Wednesday Jun 5 19:00
SWEET - Now or Never
Thursday Apr 11 - Sunday Apr 21
Phantom of the Opera
Thursday Jun 20 - Saturday Jun 22
Balkans International Wine Festival


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