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Saint Nikolas Russian Church (Tsurkva Sveta Nikolai)

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3 Tsar Osvobotiel blvd | At the intersection of Rakovska and Tsar Osvoboditel Streets, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Besutiful church, outside and inside. During ortodox holidays, there are very nice decorations inside. This church has sheltered the remoins of St. Serafim to whom you can pray and to leave a wish message. Entrance - free of charge

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Charming and beautiful exterior and lovely (though dark) interior. There is a box to deposit your written wishes in the full expectation (apparently) that these will be granted.

Thank Lesleyjoh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From Natural history museum side there is entrance to St. SERAPHIM tomb. Peoples stoping there to deposit their wishes on paper notes.

Thank Miro1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely little church both externally and internally and is just a 5 minute walk from the Cathedral so a shame to miss it.

1  Thank teena999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful church located in the center of Sofia. This is the place where you really can feel your faith.

1  Thank Silvia P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful church whose visit was enhanced by the choral singing of parts of the evening service. Not certain we would have been as impressed without the choral singing — in comparison with all the other churches we have visited.

1  Thank JohnMDC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This church is well worth a stop if you’re in neighborhood. It’s tiny and really beautiful, both on the inside and outside.

1  Thank Xv2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful church with a crypt. Not Always allowed to take photos. Close to other highlights in Sofia

Thank Martine55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a very small church compared to Alexander Nevski, but it's very cute and you can admire the handwork.

Thank LeoDiCecco_BA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and interesting church in the city center in Sofia. There is a relics of St. Serafim in the crypt in this church.

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