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Completed in 1912, St. Alexander Nevsky Patriarchal Cathedral Stauropigial Memorial-Church is an impressive landmark in Sofia. The church was built as a memorial to the 200,000 Russian soldiers who died in the Russo-Turkish Liberation War...more
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Aleksander Nevski Square, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love to walk around it and at night is spectacular. Inside is as beautiful as outside and you can visit the gallery full of Art.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

From the outside mighty, from the inside really beautifully done. What did bother me is that the space around the church is working road and active parking. It would work much better as a pedestrian zone.

Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When I first saw this monument I was awestruck. It is among the most magnificent building I have ever seen - and I have seen many around the world. It also photograph well since there is enough empty space around the cathedral. While it is...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

When you go to Sofia, you have to see the cathedral. The outside is very beautiful and because it is such a big building, it's a bit overwhelming. But I was a bit dissapointed with the inside. It is not very detailled and so kill.

Thank Go23949579804
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful cathedral located walking distance to the InterContinental Hotel where we stayed. Not to be missed

Thank James D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Iconic building and definitely worth a visit when in Sofia. Impressive both on the outside and inside.

Thank Ward19671
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely remarkable please in the center of our capital. Built to remember us that we are free European citizens and we aren't slaves to the ottoman' empire anymore, as well as the fact that Russians are our friends and one of the most valuable relatives...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited Alexander Nevski Cathedral this summer, again. It is located in downtown Sofia and it is accessible by subway, busses, etc. There are many museums, galleries, and other interesting landmarks in close proximity to the cathedral. One could spend the entire day walking around...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good church on the square of yellow bricks.. Took very good pictures and inside was unique..Tnx

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is located nearly to the center of the city but not close to strong center. The place is probably the most popular in Sofia, and this is one of the biggest orthodox church on the Balkan, after St. Sava in Belgrade.

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Cindy S
April 30, 2018|
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Response from ania ł | Reviewed this property |
Hi i was visiting the church after 17 and it was open. Im not sure till what time it’s open, but i Think it’s normally open on Sun
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hfwatson
February 20, 2017|
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I didn't see any access where that would be allowed. It was a pretty quiet day though. I couldn't swear that it wasn't available at some other time.
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AngelaArmo
January 20, 2017|
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Response from Monica S | Reviewed this property |
Until 18:00 h
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