Sofia is a growing tourist destination and with more people, the question about where to find marijuana arises more and more. Here is our guide to cannabis is Sofia, Bulgaria.
Cannabis Laws in Sofia, Bulgaria:
Cannabis is Illegal in Bulgaria. Marijuana is classified in the same class as hard drugs like heroin, cocaine, and MDMA. Sadly the legislation seems to be moving backward as prior to 2004 possession of marijuana for personal use was decriminalized. Since then, however, it is illegal to have any quantity of cannabis on you. If caught you can face anything from a 500 euro fine to prison time, depending on the quantity and intent you have with the weed. However, all of this being said marijuana is still a very commonly used drug in Bulgaria and it is not rare for locals and tourists to smoke it. Just make sure to be careful. Do not smoke in public places and try not to walk around with marijuana on you.
Where to Get Weed in Sofia?
One of the most famous places where people buy weed in Sofia is in the garden, in front of the National Theatre. Especially after sundown, you can often see teenagers smoking weed on the benches, and if you pay some attention it will not be too hard to spot the dealers selling weed in the park. If you can’t see anyone just ask around and you will quickly find someone to sell to you. The quality of the weed is generally not very good, but it does vary from dealer to dealer. The prices are usually about 20 leva per gram (about 10 euros).
Where to smoke in Sofia?
Sofia has a beautiful city center, which is great for stoned walks. Full with things to do, lots of places where you can grab a pizza, kebab or some ice-cream. However, it is better to watch out and not walk around with weed on you. What you need are some spots off the beaten path:
- Yuzhen Park (South Park): It is one of the biggest and most beautiful parks in all of Bulgaria. If you walk around a little bit you will find a secure place to smoke weed, without the worry of getting caught by the police. It is also a great place to walk around high. It also has many munchies you can buy and it is only two subway stops away from the city center.
- Kopitoto: Just a 20 minute drive away from the center of the city, Kopitoto is a great spot, that provides a panoramic view of the entire city. It is very popular with locals, and the chances are you will not be the only person smoking weed there.