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Address: bul.Knyaginya Maria Luiza 2, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

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Tiny & tucked away

This tiny church believed to have been built from the coffers of saddlers this tiny church has walls 1m thick. It is tucked away below modern street level next to other ancient... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 January 2017
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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The church is located in the heart of Sofia and it is a typical example of Byzantine architecture. Such churches can be found mainly in Greece and in some other areas of Bulgaria and Serbia and there are time travellers as they are revealing us the past. Unfortunately , at the time that we visit it was closed but it... More 

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NY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

In a city where the cathedrals are huge stone monuments, finding a church that is not much larger than a chapel is already a good thing. With limited visiting times, the church is located close to the Serdica metro station.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This tiny church believed to have been built from the coffers of saddlers this tiny church has walls 1m thick. It is tucked away below modern street level next to other ancient ruins accessed via the underpasses near the statue of Sofia. Even covered in snow it looks lovely.

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Thank Sarah E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

On our way to St George's we stoped to admire this small quite magnificent building , hidden below ground level , almost inside a metro station Worth seeing as part of a tour of the city

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Thank Jean Yannick T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Discovered and resurrected among the ruins of the ancient city of Sedica, this little church stood the test of time. It really looks beautiful with the colored boulders used when this church was built.

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Thank Daniel A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Really great site for a visit. Be sure to wander deeper into the underground to see the remainder of the ruins.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting old church building set below ground level between the Serdica metro station and the nearby Serdica archaeological site. It wasn't open when I visited, but the main attraction is just the strangeness of the very old building amongst the modern surroundings.

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Thank Brian D
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a small medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church near the Metro station and Roman ruins in central Sofia. It appears to be very old and is known for its mural paintings from the 14th, 15th, 17th and 19th century. However, we were only able to view it from the outside. It would be easy to miss, but is worth taking... More 

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Breskens, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

For people who like archeology its a very nice church and roman excavations in the heart of Serdika [ The old name for Sofia ]

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Quite a surprise to see this old building amongst todays modern architecture. Although I must say a pleasant surprise, that allows one to draw contrasting comparisons.

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