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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).
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Amazing..”
Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

This is such a beautiful and interesting place.. if you go to Sofia, you have to be there. The architerture and the details are amazing!

Visited October 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“lovely”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

Iconostasis very nice, tho not as nice as Rila monastery; in center 0f Sofia and usually easy to reach (demonstrations on our visit day slowed us down).

Visited October 2013
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“Amazing interior to compliment the impressive exterior”
Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

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.

Visited October 2013
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“Delight the senses”
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!

Visited October 2013
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“Beautiful!”
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.

Visited September 2013
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