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September 07, 2019
Located at the very center of the city, this beautiful church dates back to the beginning of 20th century. It is an active church with services held every day (the morning one begins at around 08-08:30am on weekdays and around 09:00am on weekends, the evening one begins at around 16:00 or 17:00…
August 15, 2018
Great catedral, most famous for its golden domes which can be seen even from the top of Vitosha mountain.
Dora & Tomi
Dora & Tomi
February 28, 2018
Built at the end of the 19th century, this church is the direct successor of several smaller churches from medieval times and is said to lie directly above the crossroads of ancient Serdica. In 1925 it was largely destroyed in a bomb blast assassination attempt on Tsar Boris III in which over 200…
December 13, 2017
Historical Landmark
December 06, 2017
Famous terrorist attach was done in this church by Bulgarian Communist party and one of the sories is this was an attempt to kill the Bulgarian king at the time. 150 people died but the king who was late. Part of Sofia free tour.

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