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Address: Plaza Kiril I Metodii 2, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 00306999399930
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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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It was beautiful

It was very beautiful but there was construction going on inside and we couldn't fully enjoy the view. Keep in mine it is open until 6 p.m.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Veliky Novgorod, Russia
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Veliky Novgorod, Russia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was very beautiful but there was construction going on inside and we couldn't fully enjoy the view. Keep in mine it is open until 6 p.m.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enormous church with beautiful paintings inside. Situated in the very center of Varna. Lovely small park around and teather is just across the street.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the center of the city. This East orthodox cathedral is right in the city center and is free to visit.

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Tehran, Iran
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it's a part of bulgarian history and it's really well preserved , it's small and its view from outside is more beautiful than inside, so simple but rich in history. but it's totally free to visit and take photos and also see some religious ceremony.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitively worth a visit, also for those who are not religious, since it's part of the Bulgarian cultural heritage. Not always a good place to rest in silence because people walk around in the church.

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's worth a visit and if you have a chance to see it at night from the outside don't miss it-the lights are very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like churchs because of their paintings and secret story behind of them but we were wondering is it possible to take photo or not seems it was ok

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Middle of the Cathedral was under construction but it was still a nice visit. The icons are beautiful and it's very central so definitely must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hour or so visit Really worth seeing Walk around the outside & see the locals selling lace & other crafts.. The cathedral is located in the centre of Varna near the large fountain not in a mountain where google maps & apple maps think it is....

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Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not in the best location, but from the outside the cathedral looks stunning, inside you can light a candle and sit and pray and look around at the beautiful architecture.

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