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Nice church

Church of Sveta Marina, with a beautiful wooden bell tower and a frescoed interior dating to the... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2019
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
Stunning

A magnificent church that you really should view while in Plovdiv. The inside is absolutly stunning... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
hazeljohn
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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10 Jan 2019
“Nice church”
28 May 2018
“Stunning”
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

Church of Sveta Marina, with a beautiful wooden bell tower and a frescoed interior dating to the 18th century.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 28 May 2018

A magnificent church that you really should view while in Plovdiv. The inside is absolutly stunning and they are happy for you to take photos

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hazeljohn
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

It's a pleasant church with a nice garden, but overall fairly similar to most of the other Orthodox churches around this part of the world. Apparently it's the biggest one in Plovdiv, but not much compared to the main cathedral in Sofia. There are several...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Similtiades
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The St Marina Orthodox Church was built in honour of St Marina the Great Martyr. The church was repeatedly demolished and rebuilt. The latest restoration works were carried in 1850s. On the left side of the entrance, there are nice frescoes depicting scenes from the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Emira T
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This church is in Plovdiv's old town. It has an unusual wooden bell tower and lovely murals inside as well in the portico. It is interesting that the design of this church is similar to the medieval church of St Stephen in Nesebar.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank camsean
Reviewed 12 December 2016

good job done after the renovation work. my favorite church i am very proud to have it in my town.me and my family are regular on Sundays.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank cvetanpetrov1988
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of the most beautiful churches in Plovdiv city. In the center of it. It is renovated, the yard is cosy and it's always good to light a candle and pray.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Yoanna_Light
Reviewed 4 January 2016

First, visiting this church while you are in Plovdiv will not likely take you off your intended path. We decided to stop in because it was right on our path to the old Roman Amphitheater. It is well worth a look. The outside has some...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Jason B
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Inside this church is laden with beautiful iconic paintings and statues, not to be missed it is truly beautiful, stop here on your way to the Roman Amphitheatre, candles can be purchased inside the entrance.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank nigsandmary
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Differently than other churches in Bulgaria, this one is well illuminated in a way that you can see the nice fresco paintings. The priest is nice and he gave us the permission to take some pictures and to attend a baptism.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Eduardo V
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