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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin

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Address: Plaza Kiril I Metodii, 2, Varna, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 00306999399930
Description: The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, built in the 19th century...
The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, built in the 19th century, houses a finely carved iconostasis and bishop's throne as well as some interesting murals and stained glass.
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The biggest church in Varna

The biggest church in Varna. I was there for good and bad - this was the palce my father took me to selebrate Easter when this was forbiden and dangerous. This was the place where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The biggest church in Varna. I was there for good and bad - this was the palce my father took me to selebrate Easter when this was forbiden and dangerous. This was the place where I took last adieu with my grandfather. This was the place where took place my son's wedding...

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

As I said wonderful. This is only small but the inside is as good as the outside. It is free to enter but they do make a small charge to take photo's when inside.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Not very big place for visit but with an interesting energy inside. If you want to take photos they will charge you 6 BGN.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

From past, probably one of the best, architecturally standing in Varna. Of all the churches within Varna this one should be on top list of any visitor to the city of Varna.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very beautiful cathedral with some monumental icon art. Charge of 6 lev for taking pictures seemed a bit much.

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Sofia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a gorgeous building. It doesn't matter if yo are 'religious', this church is worth a visit. Imposing art and space. Downside? Ignore the taxi and currency sharks outside

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Cathedal is a great place to walk around and have look at this amazing culture just on the edge of the city great way to start the visit

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Brasov, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were lucky to enter the church during a choir concert. The feeling and atmosphere were great. It`s a special orthodox church as there are chairs inside the main hall (in other countries there aren`t) and there are 3 altars.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This Cathedral is second largest Orthodox cathedral in Bulgaria (after Sofia), opened in 1886. Stones from the destroyed fortified walls of the city were used for the construction of cathedral. Beautiful outside and inside!

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The cathedral is the most famous place to visit in the sea capital of Bulgaria. During the day it look beautiful but in the nighttime, the combination of lights and moon can be the perfect opportunity to take incredible once-in-a-lifetime pictures.

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Address: Plaza Kiril I Metodii, 2, Varna, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 00306999399930
Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Varna Province  >  Varna

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