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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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Pl. Sveti Sveti Kiril I Metodiy 2, Varna, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the major attraction of the city! It is the biggest church in Varna! 2nd Biggest in the country! The top of the Cathedral has real gold and silver parts. Its a must see attraction in the night!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked this old Cathedral. I had to find something to do before the bus departed, and I went in here. It was an excellent choice. Easy access just next to old city center.

Thank Mattias S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inside is amazing but even there the place seems to be neglected with pieces missing in the roof. It is beautiful although it seems the city could do more to tidy and fix things up a little

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the cathedral is arguably Varna's main attraction. It is a beautiful, well-maintained functioning cathedral.

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Reviewed October 11, 2018

The church is a focal point at the city centre and one of the main touristic attractions. strategically located and few minutes walk away from the sea Garden area. The entrance is free and the spiral staircase is interesting and known for its 133 steps....More

Thank AOmeiri
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Definitely a must see when you are in Varna. It is a beautiful cathedral. It is close to the city center of Varna (within walking distance). I recommend you visit this cathedral. You are also able to visit the inside as well.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Cathedral is very beautiful building in the center of Varna, and you have to spent little time to visit!

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

The Orthodox lot do certainly know how to make a church stand out. If you're into pious minimalism, forget it. If you're into walking around, staring at the ceiling frieze, slack-jawed with wonder, then this is your place. Free to enter.

Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and free to get in. Well worth a visit if you’re in Varna. Lots of wall frescoes and other things to see.

Thank Akela123
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Active church, first time there funeral, second time holiday church service, choir singing, and services going on, lights, candles, sanctuary open, sermon, etc.

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Vaida A
September 3, 2018|
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Response from MottiB4 | Reviewed this property |
An excelent question. I had the same problem with it, when I was planning my visit. the map here is wrong!!!! Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin is in the center of town, and not on the other side of the river... More
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Hi there, yes as far as i know she is open every day, exceptions may be the times when there is wedding ceremony :)
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