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Address: 1-3 Boyansko Ezero St., Sofia 1616, Bulgaria
Phone Number: +359 2 959 0939
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Located at the foot of Mt. Vitosha, Bojana Church is about 900 years old....

Located at the foot of Mt. Vitosha, Bojana Church is about 900 years old. The church houses the National Museum, which focuses on regional history, art and cultural artifacts.

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הכנסיה ממוקמת בשכונה מחוץ לסופיה, בפרברי העיר, הכנסיה עצמה קטנה מאוד, כניסה בתשלום של 10 ליבות. אך הגינה יפה מאוד, וגם השכונה יפה. אנחנו שילבנו ביקור בכנסיה עם הליכה למפלי... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

הכנסיה ממוקמת בשכונה מחוץ לסופיה, בפרברי העיר, הכנסיה עצמה קטנה מאוד, כניסה בתשלום של 10 ליבות. אך הגינה יפה מאוד, וגם השכונה יפה. אנחנו שילבנו ביקור בכנסיה עם הליכה למפלי הבויאנה ליד. ממליצה גם, כי להגיע עד לשם קצת מאכזב אם לא משלבים ביקור בעוד מקום באזור, כמו הרי ויטושה, והמסלול הירוק למפלים או האגם. The church is located in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The church itself is beautiful and very well preserved. There was an instructor there helping us understand what is it that we see. However the cost of entering the place is too high comparing to what you get, which makes the rent go low.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the must see churches in Sofia. Try to get there early as on 12 people are allowed in per visit. Truly an amazing history

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this church as part of a day tour to Rila Monastery. It was 10bgn each to go in and each group can only be inside for 10minutes. It's a heritage site due to the frescos which are 1000 years old and amazing to see, but it's so tiny that 10minutes if plenty. Visited Nov 16.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the hidden church in Sofia. Unless you have someone who can show it to you you will miss it. It's hidden in between a hotel's walls near the metro Serdika! But this is a must see in Sofia! It dates back to the 400 AD. The inside has hours of operations but the outside is available 24/7.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderfull place in a beautifull garden . the inside of the church exeptional and the view is great. take a taxi to get there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Boyana church worth a visit to Sofia. It is a medieval church just in the outskirts of Sofia.It has been constructed during many ages and with different styles. The whole building being finished with a further expansion to the west in the middle of the 19th century. A tour in Sofia without a visit to this must-see attraction is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great little church steeped in history, however being so small you are literally in and out within 5 / 10 minutes - We happened across it having walked to the vicinity from down town, nice but wouldn`t have planned a trip especially for this one sight.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very interesting church on the outskirts of Sofia, but it doesn't take long to visit. In fact the size means visits are limited to 8 people for 10 minutes so you have to weigh up if you are getting there yourself (we did it as part of a tour) is it really worth it despite its history... More 

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was amazed by the bullets still on the church door. It was so cool. If someone is there definitely ask them about the story that happend!Btw a great tree grows near it.

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