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Ancient Orthodox Church Saint Parascheva - the Old "St. Petka"

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This is a very old beautiful church. It's better to visit with a guide or read before you come... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Exceptionally historic church

Opposite Alexander Nevskii Cathedral in central Sofia, this church has underneath it foundations... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
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“Old”
23 Dec 2017
“Exceptionally historic church”
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Tsar Kaloyan 9, 1000 Sofia Center | Additional entrance from Saborna street, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very old beautiful church. It's better to visit with a guide or read before you come here. You need about an hour.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Opposite Alexander Nevskii Cathedral in central Sofia, this church has underneath it foundations and tombs going back to first century a.d. I took a very informative guided tour in English, which blew my mind for the sweep of history it covered as to this church,...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Ancient Church build in 13c. (around 1241-1257) as a court chapel for Kaloyan, a 13th-century Bulgarian noble. The entrances of the church from the Tsar Kaloyan Str. follows the ancient roman street. Also there were discovered the remains of the palace of Constantine the Great....More

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