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Saint Nedelja Church

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Address: Central Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
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One of historical churches in Sofia

Located in a very central location, on the busy intersection, this church is attracting you attention and inviting to enter. Nice architecture outside and the peaceful environment... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Located in a very central location, on the busy intersection, this church is attracting you attention and inviting to enter. Nice architecture outside and the peaceful environment inside makes you learn the history of this church. I have learned that it was burned and not restaurated fully, which makes the church more mystic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

walking in, I had a feeling of peace. The church demands respect and if you want to take a picture you pay 5 leva (about $2.50). Truly a relic of another time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Rather similar colourful interior to other Sofia churches but certainly interesting. Our visit coincided with a service, so we took a seat at the back to watch. Sound gives an added dimension to the building, and the male chorus of chanting was particularly pleasant; we were unable to locate any actual singers and concluded this may be a recording, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This imposing church at the northern end of Vitosha Boulevard has been rebuilt after being almost completely destroyed in 1925. Communist extremists bombed the building during a funeral service in the incorrect belief that Tsar Boris III was inside. As a result, much of the interior of this former medieval church -- 1970s frescoes and a marble floor added in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Came across this whilst walking around the centre of Sophia, its a beautiful building both inside and out and is free to enter the impressive main chamber, well worth a visit if only to take some pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Cant miss this church it is in the opposite end of the Vitosha walk way. Worth a visit to see the architecture and a photo moment

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

One can't miss this church whilst walking through Sofia, and it's definitely a site that requires a brief stop off. It looks pleasant from the outside in the middle of just about the only group of trees inside, and there is an information plaque in the square to give some information about the building. Entry is free, but it's 5... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Unfortunately this church is not on the top ten tourist attraction. Even In our walking Tour we were never told about this church . The word nedelja means sunday church , the interior like most churches are ornately painted with a big dome in the centre. If you have the spare time do visit . Very centrally located .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Central but not that easy to get too - a big traffic lane to cross, this church is different from the others I've seen in Bulgaria (at least 10): it has chairs inside. Unlike in catholic churches, they are not set symmetrically in front of the altar but only on one side, the other side having huge candles holders. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

The 10th Century Byzantine orthodox Church is one of the landmark of Sofia. The medieval church Sveta Nedelya suffered many destruction through the ages and been reconstructed again, and renovated again. Some says that the name means "Holy Sunday" Well the holy one surely worth a stop by.

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