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Address: pl.Sveta Nedelya, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Representative of the Orthodox Style

This church has a remarkable history. Terrorists tried to kill King Boris III by blowing up the church during a funeral in the 1920s and killed over 160 people. The king survived... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Elbefrau
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Hamburg, Germany
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Hamburg, Germany
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This church has a remarkable history. Terrorists tried to kill King Boris III by blowing up the church during a funeral in the 1920s and killed over 160 people. The king survived because he was late. The church features heavy gold altars and beautiful paintings of saints. We visited on a Saturday and there were many faithful present venerating icons or... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Free access... no photo... appropriate dress required (church)... Like all Bulgarian churches, inside is too dark but it still nice. Moreover, you have a lot of things to see in the area so do not hesitate. It is a holly place... But why it is totaly free ? I think that 2 or 3 lev (with eventually a candle for... More 

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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

There's lots and lots of old and historic churches to visit in Sofia, you'll be falling over them. This one didn't stand out for me I'm afraid. Yes it's small, yes it's pretty but that's it. If you were to ask is it worth going out of your way to visit then no, if passing then yes.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We visited the church on a Sunday and a baptize was scheduled. We watched the baptize from a distance and had a very interesting experience. The church is decorated beautifully like most other chuches we visited, but the baptize made it a special occasion.

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Faro, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The interior of this church is absolutely fantastic. It really worths a visit especially because it's very well located at Serdika city centre.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

St. Nedelya is a famous orthodox church situated in the center of Sofia, just in front of Sheraton Hotel. A lot of tourists visiting shops nearby have used the opportunity to enjoy the holy space in this Church.

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Herning, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Before 9/11 and the recent surge in Middle East violence, it was not generally known to the public that the Saint Nedelja hosted the deadliest terror attack ever, when early 20th century communist terror rigged a bomb which destroyed the building and wiped-out a large portion of the cabinet and government. Having been reconstructed the Church today is a beauty... More 

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england
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Plenty of churches to see in Sofia , mostly all beautiful. I guess this one was slightly different as whilst we were in there we saw two weddings that seemed to take place despite the tourists

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Sofia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Another beautiful piece of Eastern Orthodox it is the cathedral of the Sofia bishopric of the Bulgarian Patriarchate. It is a medieval church being destructed and reconstructed many times. Current building is designed by the famous Bulgarian architectural team Vasilyov-Tsolov.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

I saw wedding there, it was very beautiful from the inside: wonderful icons and nice ourdoor view! Just at the top of the pedastrian Vitosha- street: a stop to enjoy the wonderful architecture! Free of charge!

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