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The Rotunda of St George (Sveti Georgi)

In the Courtyard of the Sheraton Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria
+359 88 891 3396
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Built in the 4th century, this is the oldest building in Sofia.
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In the Courtyard of the Sheraton Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria
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+359 88 891 3396
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Reviewed yesterday

Do take time to find this church, I was amazed how such a gem, hidden away in a courtyard surrounded by buildings was not crowded with tourists. The place is quiet, you can walk around the remains of the previous establishments, I think I even...More

Thank Filip S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I like history and I liked the church and its surroundings.. especially when I knew it's the oldest church in Sofia. Worth the visit

Thank Torbey C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The location of the building in a hotel courtyard makes this a pleasant surprise when walking around the centre of Sofia. There are other ruins on the site but the Rotunda is intact. There is not a great deal to see inside and it is...More

Thank DavidJHopcroft
Reviewed 6 days ago

Definetely worth a visit, it a lovely church close to the presidential palace, hidden from the street, but really nice. Once inside you can sit and see icons all around the church. I highly recommend to pop in.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 'free Sophia tour' guide made this church interesting and worth a visit- without her information there was little to be impressed by. Very small church with no notable features- a shame one section is being used as make do storage!

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A petit little church at the foot of the Sheraton Hotel. I would recommend it if you are in the area.

Thank LAM487
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find in city centre despite being surrounded by buildings. Church is free to enter, with old frescoes on the walls. Though only 10x10m wide inside, so you can see everything in two minutes.

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building, area and story....so much history in this city and this church is facinating...especially with the more modern buildings surrounding it...

Thank Patpv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopping by the Rotunda of St. George to peak in the church and walk around the adjacent ruins is certainly worth your time when exploring downtown Sofia. It is slightly hidden between the Hotel Balkan (the old Sheraton Hotel) and the presidential offices. Sometimes there...More

Thank Jim U
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful small church just steps away from the offices of the Bulgarian president in Sofia. I would recommend to visit- it is a small place, away from the usual tourist places.

Thank dagdthompson
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OklahomaMomOf3
30 August 2016|
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Response from ny_ten | Reviewed this property |
According to their webiste (google it, it is mostly in english) the worship services are daily, matins at 8am, followed by divine liturgy around 9am, vespers at 5pm
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