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Bulgaria Guide - churches

Church, North Black Sea coast

The Azazie mosque is settled in the nowadays “Angel Georgiev” street. There is no information about the date of its erection. According to some information the mosque was built in 1795. As the most mosques and this one the praying hall are towards Meka. The mosque is low building with a small back yard in the middle. The minaret ...
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Church, Sofia region

It is one of the most important and valuable antiquities of exceptional historical and artistic significance. It is situated at the foot of the mountain of Vitosha.
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Church, Veliko Tarnovo & the Balkan range

The cathedral temple “The birth of Holy Mother” is located in ‘Bolyarska mahala” (Bolyaska quarter) in Veliko Tarnvo. The master Kolio Ficheto built it in 1842. It was made from carved sandstone and its characteristics are the big main cornice, the Ficheto’s rocker from stone and red bricks. The temple is decorated with four small ...
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Church, North Black Sea coast

Chapel “St. Zosim” is built in 1857 in the park of the town of Sozopol, over the ruins of a mediaeval church. St. Zosim was said to be a martyr born in the town of Sozopol, Bulgaria. Indeed, he was born in a town called Sozopol, also known as Apolonia in the antiquity, but that town was in Pisidia (Asia Minor). Over the centuries ...
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Church, Veliko Tarnovo & the Balkan range

The church “St. St. Konstantin and Elena” is settled in the picturesque town of Veliko Tarnovo. In 19 th century it was surrounded by the big Revival houses. It was built by Kolio Ficheto, who cleverly has combined the different architectural forms and elements, as half – cylindrical, elliptical and crossed vault arch, half – circled ...
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Church, Plovdiv region

Djumaya Mosque, known also as Ulu Mosque, is a precious architectural monument in the center of Plovdiv that gives an idea of the old settlement of Filibe. It is one of the biggest and the oldest mosques in Bulgaria. It is called Djumaya (from Turkish – Friday), because the service was held in Friday. It is believed to be built ...
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Church, Veliko Tarnovo & the Balkan range

In the central part of Tsarevets, on the highest point, there once towered the Patriarchal church “Holy Ascending of God”. It was built over the ruins of an early Christian church, dating back from the end of the V and the beginning of the VI century. The Patriarchal church represented a three-nave basilica with one apse. It was ...
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Church, Sofia region

The Russian church “St. Nikolai” was built in 1913 in the style of the churches in Moscow from the 17c. Its project belongs to the Russian architect M. Preobravenski. The temple was decorated under the guidance of A. Smirnov, who took part in the building of the monumental temple St.Alexander Nevski. The murals are also in the traditional ...
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Church, Sofia region

St. Alexander Nevski” cathedral is one of the most significant monuments of culture in Sofia. It was built between 1882 and 1912, in honour of the Russian king Alexander II, called “Tsar Osvoboditel” (“The King Liberator”), because his army helped liberate Bulgaria from Ottoman rule in 1878. The cathedral bears his name. The magnificent ...
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Church, Bansko & Pirin mountain

The “Assumption” church presents one of the most interesting monuments of the culture of the Bulgarian National Revival. It was most probably built about the middle of XVIII century over the preserved grounds of another medieval church, which was destroyed in the time of the Ottoman invasion. The most valuable thing in the church ...
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Church, Bansko & Pirin mountain

The “Holy Trinity” Compound Temple presents one of the greatest historic and cultural landmarks of the town of Bansko. Local masters built the church in 1835, its architectural type being three – nave pseudo – basilica; the initiative and the material assistance belonged to Lazar German, an influential merchant. The mural paintings ...
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Church, Veliko Tarnovo & the Balkan range

The church of “St. Dimitar” in Veliko Turnovo is situated at the northeastern foot of Trapezitsa elevation on the right bank of Yantra River. It is the oldest Medieval church in Turnovo. It is related to the earliest manifestations of the Bulgarian rulers of the 12 th century. In 1185, when church was built the brothers Assen and ...
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Church, Sofia region

The rotunda is under the protection of UNESCO. It is located behind the Presidency. It was built when Sofia was under the name of Serdica. It was then destroyed by the Huns, rebuilt and turned into a mosque by the Ottomans. Restoration work has revealed three layers of medieval frescoes, which had been hidden by plaster since the ...
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Church, Sofia region

The “St. Nedelya” Church is in the Sofia’s ideal center on the “St. Nedelya” square, dividing the main city traffic artery of two streets: the “Vitosha blvd. and the “Knyaginya Maria Louisa” blvd. It was established in Medieval times onto relics of the ancient Roman town of Serdica. Later in the period 1856 – 1863 with a permit from ...
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Church, Sofia region

The “St. Petka Samardjiiska” (St. Petka of the Saddlers) is one of the few mediaeval churches to have survived in Sofia. It is situated in the subway before the Central Department Store, in the geometrical center of the town plan of the old settlement Serdika and the nowadays capital. It was built on the foundations of an old Roman ...
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