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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...more
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A tour de force of Orthodox architecture, this cathedral is a must-visit attraction in Sofia. The decor is traditional but gives a sense of tranquility. The gold dome can be seen for miles and serves as a symbol of the city.
This cathedral dominates the surrounding area visually, and for good reason. Not a single surface is left unadorned. While posted signs say no cameras, newer, less formal ones announce that you may take pictures if you pay 10lev, a little over $5. Be sure to...More
This is a beautiful cathedral, both from the outside and the inside. The mix of light green and shining gold domes is quite impressive from outside, especially on a sunny day. The interior of the cathedral is covered in various murals. As an FYI, there...More
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Sorry, I'm late. Answer "Qualified yes. There may be standing room only. You may be asked to move tables, like we were. I have never been refused entry in any Eastern Church and often have been welcomed by the priest."