About NDK

The National Palace of Culture - Congress Centre Sofia (NDK) is the largest multifunctional complex in Southeastern Europe.

Opened in 1981, NDK is designed to host a wide range of events as international congresses, official meetings, conferences, symposia, discussion panels, exhibitions, festivals, concerts. The Centre is located near Sofia downtown and is surrounded by a leisure park.


  • 123 000 sq m of area on eight floors, four panorama terraces and three underground levels
  • 300 parking lots + 40 VIP parking lots
  • Host over 300 events per annum with one million guests
  • Decorated with 80 monumental works of art implicated into the halls and the foyers
  • 2005 Apex award winner for World's Best Congress Centre
  • Bulgaria's most reputable concert venue for international touring artists
  • Producer of theatres, concerts, exhibitions and annual festivals Salon des Arts, Cinemania, New Year Music Fest
  • Home of the National Book Centre, Peroto Club, Azaryan Theatre and DNK Space