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St. Peter and Paul Church

Veliko Turnovo, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Historic church withfresco murals from the 14th to 17th centuries
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 13, 2017
“Incredible small church with amazing murals inside”
Oct 7, 2017
“it is small church but it is worth visiting”
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Veliko Turnovo, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

Building does not look like anything from the outside as elements of Christianity were not allowed when it was built under the Ottomans. But murals inside are unbelievable. Incredible details and no surface is left uncovered. Well worth the trek to get to this little...More

Thank BD_in_TO63
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

to get in is five lev and six lev to photograph which comes out to eleven levs. But, the lady could not make change so we got in for ten levs. It is much smaller than Bachkova or Rila but it has some distinctive art...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2017

This is now a termed a museum bus has the 'feel' of the church that it once was. Painted walls and ceilings are the main point of visiting but various singers perform for groups visiting.

Thank PhilipLeic
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Reviewed March 5, 2017

I really enjoyed the concert by four older men with excellent voices and harmony. A truly wonderful experience.

1  Thank F7927GImaryl
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Reviewed October 6, 2016

This old church from 13th century is now one of the most interesting museums of the Bulgarian art. Many paintings in very good condition. Wonderful guide.

Thank YGEORG
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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This is not an active church - it's a meseum. I've visited today. The entrance fee is 6 BGN (3 €) and the permission for taking photos is 5 BGN (2.5 €). Most of the photos on TripAdvisor aren't from this church. This one is...More

2  Thank Andreea B
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Quite amazing frescos line these walls. Luckily had a wonderful guide to explain what all these mean . Really amazing what was done so many years ago.

Thank karen m
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Reviewed May 3, 2016

The church is really well preserved and is a remarkable piece of history. It is really worth a visit, no matter what your religion is. The downside is that they do not have a guide (or it wasn't available when we visited) and the ticket...More

1  Thank Olivia D
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Reviewed February 16, 2016

This church had been restored after a severe earthquake last century. Now it is one of the best preserved holly place in the region. Go and light a candle for health.

Thank krassie_world_travel
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Reviewed December 31, 2015

Entrance fee by way of donation; very very old; you can take photos but no flash; great history and definitely worth a visit

Thank Petal090
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