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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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All reviews stained glass light candles bulgarian orthodox impressive building located right the heart of the city free entry worth a visit take pictures walk around domes symbol paintings iconostasis priest beggars worship
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is very beautiful place at the night. I am very proudas a Bulgarian person. We made a lot of pictures.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited outside service hours. It was fabulous. Such history and fantastic paintings and atmosphere. Well worth a visit when in varna

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Remarkable and beautiful cathedral in Varna. Very good location, very impressive atmosphere inside .

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sylvia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit place if you are in varna or traveling across Bulgaria Highly recommended to go and see this beautiful place

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Inessa1010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Protected by the Mother of Jesus, Our Holy Mother Virgin Maria, the cathedral in Varna is an old beautiful orthodox church. It is the second largest one in Bulgaria, after the Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia. The cathedral in Varna has the shape of a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Avrigeanu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is good place for prayers in Bulgaria. It is big and i is in the center of Varna. The place can fill you with great energy and faith. It is wide and spacious. Here you can think of others and yourself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lyusienpeychev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is the main attraction of the city. Beautiful during daytime and evening. I visited only outside the church.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank miinah2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smell of incense, beautiful icons,... We arrived during a christening and listened to the priest sing as we visited this beautiful place.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mountainpug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cathedral open for visit until 6pm, but and after its closing it is "nice to see" place in Varna. In the evening light cathedral looks especially majestic and fabulous. But pity that at night this is a place of sleep for some homeless.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ollyana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral of Varna is less beautiful than the cathedral of Sofia, but worth visiting when in Varna.

Date of experience: August 2019
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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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Response from qgora | Reviewed this property |
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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