Sofia is one of the oldest cities of the continent. Hardly any capital offers the kind of history the Bulgarian capital does, or the number of severe problems. Which capital has an impressive mountain range right next door? Sofia. Which offers 'Hollywood Light'? Sofia.
Located 25 miles from Berlin's central station, the Brandenburgian town of Nauen might be a good place to live in, for people who like quietude and good air. But, as a tourist destination, it should probably be skipped.