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Address: 2, blvd. Knyaginya Maria Luiza, Sofia, Bulgaria

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Tiny Church Undergoing Work

There is disagreement about when this tiny church opened, with the 11th and 14th centuries listed most frequently. The structure seems to pop up out of nowhere near lower-level... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There is disagreement about when this tiny church opened, with the 11th and 14th centuries listed most frequently. The structure seems to pop up out of nowhere near lower-level shops by the Metro station in central Sofia. It is the termination point for a swath of archaeological digs that run for about a block.The brick and stone structure beckons to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

In the underground crossing we saw this hidden gem. The architecture is impressing with it's bricks. Very nice place to visit to understand the history and culture of ancient Bulgarians.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very low, sunken, easy to miss, surrounded by concrete. Very cute exterior, seems nice inside too (we peaked) but unfortunately locked.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It is located in the city center near other attraction like a Saint Nedelja church, Banja Basi mosque and Saint Sofia statue. It's really minor and it was first mentioned in 16th century. I didn't enter inside, because It was locked.

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A beautiful small church that is hidden in the very center of the city. Typical Bulgarian Orthodox with lots of icons, candles , serene and peaceful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Part of the area surrounding was under reconstruction. It's within a few block area of a synagogue, mosque, and several Orthodox and Catholic churches. So, there's an attraction for tourists. The large statue of Saint Sofia is across the road so that helps in finding this church. Was not able to go inside, but the outside was interesting as I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This church is right next to the metro station, it's a very old and nice church that's fast and easy to visit if you're going downtown

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This small church and ancient settlements excavated middle of the city's heavy traffic area. Most importantly Sofia's land mark statue of Saint Sofia erected just across the road. Everyone want to take a photo infront of the statue of Sofia, then can see this monuments under the subway, and worth a visit.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

this is one of the landmarks in Sofia! but why it is so abandoned and not visited, it is rather symbolic for the chaotic efforts of the government and municipality to sustain the cultural heritage of Sofia

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A small but very Church in the centre of Sofia. Very old but very well saved. Don't forget to take a look while around the most culturally interesting area of the city.

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Address: 2, blvd. Knyaginya Maria Luiza, Sofia, Bulgaria
Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia

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