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Church St. Nicholas the Thaumaturge

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a small, impenetrable church

Orthodox Church, located on one of the biggest pedestrian streets in Varna, near Hotel "Black... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2019
angel4etoheart
Church of Saint Nicholas

Not very big but colorful church in the center of Varna, built in 1865 also known as Sea Church, in... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
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Mar 29, 2019
“a small, impenetrable church”
Jul 9, 2019
“Dilapidated church in modern precinct”
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"Knyaz Boris I" Blvd 35, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

The outside looks like a ruin but inside is nice . They are just so different to English churches that I really like them. Worth 5 minutes and there is a nice cafe outside.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

Nice church but whoever's in charge needs to pull their finger out an tidy up the outside appearance.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019

Orthodox Church, located on one of the biggest pedestrian streets in Varna, near Hotel "Black Sea" Beautiful and modest, but would welcome everyone, no matter how religious I recommend visiting

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank angel4etoheart
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Small and nothing special - usual painted walls and ornate features. Nice fountain outside if you want a shady rest

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Not very big but colorful church in the center of Varna, built in 1865 also known as Sea Church, in honour of St. Nicholas, defender of the sailors.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank yegorb306
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is a working church so it is not focused on 'tourism'. It is focused upon it's role as a church. Having said that, we were certainly made welcome to look at the church as tourists and it is a lovely example of the Bulgarian...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SAPWanderer
Reviewed November 15, 2016

According to the Orthodox mithology St Nicholas is the patron of sailors and merchants, therefore this church is well known and popular among the citizens of Varna city. It is small but centrally located in the main pedestrian area and totally worth the visit with...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

Not the huge church with a lot of people but rather a smaller and more quiet place to visit. Take your time and souk in the feeling here.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank aixcracker
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Located in the busy pedestrain zone, this beautiful small church is worth the few meters to step in. I personally like to have a quiet (and cool) moment of rest there.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MAPKYCHUK
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Wonder ful church to visit if you love beautiful archticture and painting it gives a great sense of peace when you are in the building worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Frances P
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