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December 10, 2013
The Weihnachtsmarkt in Sofia / Немския Коледен Базар

The Weihnachtsmarkt in Sofia | Christmas Market in Sofia

The Deutsche Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market) is back! From the 22nd November 2019 to the 22nd December, in the City Garden at the Batenberg Square, every local can experience the Christmas spirit with a cup of mulled wine and a portion of the traditional German “wurst”. The Sofia Christmas market is back! The Weihnachtsmarkt tradition The Christmas market is a tradition that goes back quite a long way. During the late Middle ages, in the German speaking countries, the Weihnastsmarkt became a conventional celebration of the four weeks before Christmas, called Advent. For a predecessor of the festival is considered the December market in Vienna, Austria, held more than 700 years ago! This month, for a 9th time in a row, the citizens of Sofia will experience Christmas in the style of Berlin! The market will offer traditional West European dishes and mulled wine (Glühwein), prepared based on a unique recipe. A meal worth trying is the famous German sausage, called “wurst”. It is served with mustard, bread or sauerkraut. Those who […]