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“Amazing interior to compliment the impressive exterior”

Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski
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Owner description: Completed in 1912, St. Alexander Nevsky Patriarchal Cathedral Stauropigial Memorial-Church is an impressive landmark in Sofia. The church was built as a memorial to the 200,000 Russian soldiers who died in the Russo-Turkish Liberation War (1877-1878).
Reviewed October 9, 2013

The interior of this cathedral is impressive with the large chandeliers, the mosaics and vaulted ceiling. Would be an incredible experience to witness a service here.

The crypt below was more of an art gallery than what you would expect of the idea of a crypt. Didn't even have much of a subterranean feel to it. Visit for the art appreciation only.

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Try to visit when the choir is singing - a truly amazing sound. The shape of the building resonates with the basso profundo section of the choir making the hairs on the back of your neck stand up!

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Reviewed October 7, 2013

Very impressive cathedral! Must see in Sofia! Both the exterior and interior are so beautiful! Located right at the center of the city.

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Reviewed October 7, 2013

this cathedral is a very impressive place and for sure is not to be missed when having the cultural view of Sofia.

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

Indeed Sofia"s most iconic structure. Both the exterior and interior are mesmerising, though the side profile of the building is more impressive than the front. It is easy to take pictures as the building is located at a vast square with traffic restrictions. No pictures allowed inside; wished the interior was better lit. The interior has a very special spiritual feel. One of the best Cathedral I have ever visited.

Thank lovayager
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