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“If you want to see and feel real Russian soul - come here! The building of the church looks like a fairy-tail "Teremok".”

Saint Nikolas Russian Church (Tsurkva Sveta Nikolai)
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very special place in the heart of Sofia! It is beautiful and modest like a real Russian beauty. It is small and at the same time it is magnificent with its spirit. The only way to check my words is to come here and to feel it yourself...

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Reviewed May 12, 2014

This church is located in the centre of Sofia, near the main cathedral and the National theatre.
The church is pretty small, even if it's full of colors and details.
Even the inner part is the same: pretty small but with plenty religious decorations and goods.

Thank lucoh99
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

Dropped by during mass time on Sunday. Although the renovations visible in the exterior are also dominant in the inside, the mass was interesting and the small choir was really good.

Thank Avi H
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

The Russian church of St Nikolai, a small church with a crypt of Russian artistry, very close to St. Alexander Nefski Cathedral, is, allow me the expression, the cute brother of the Cathedral. It is located in the Main Street of Sofia - Tsar Osvoboditel, much visited from locals and tourists. The green tiles of the exterior are extremely impressive as well as it's entire decoration. The National Gallery garden behind the Church gives a green background, and it's also worthy to be visited. The combination of "traditional" and contemporary art sculptures are impressive too. We hope that the Vienna style cafe of the Gallery will open again.

Thank Georgios M
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

Outside and exterior set up is great. Cute, "boutique" tailor made church. The history behind it sounds magic. However, inside poor lighten dilutes the effect and the appreciation of a otherwise representative city icon. Worth if you happen to be in the area. The visit will take you no more than 15 minutes.

Thank jvp-esp
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