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Sofia



Are there personal security concerns to be aware of at this post? Please describe.

Pickpockets, general good security awareness needed. - May 17, 2016
No. - Dec 18, 2014
Like any other major city. - Nov 23, 2014
ATMs. Bulgaria is one of the major countries in counterfeiting! - Aug 16, 2014
The city is generally safe. In general much safer than cities of its size in the U.S. or Western Europe. There is an organized crime presence but they don't target people who don't mess with them. The organized crime figures tend to drive expensive European cars, have bodyguards, and drive like they own the roads. - Jun 3, 2011
The biggest for me is the traffic and how fast people drive. It's a little tricky to walk around as a pedestrian and watch out for crazy drivers. The roads are bad, lots of potholes. - Oct 30, 2009
The area in and around the Central Railway Station has some pickpockets. There is organized crime although they do not target people outside their circle. Otherwise it's much safer than any major U.S. city. - Feb 9, 2008