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Nessebar, Bulgaria
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All reviews great monument old town take photos beautiful architecture unesco world heritage site walk around souvenir shops well worth a visit ruin century arches information concert reconstruction tourists sites amphitheater
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is not much left to see of the church. But it is nice to sit on the stair facing the ruins and see the light change as the sun goes down. Much of the columns on one side is still standing. The site is...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins of the Church of Saint Sophia is the main attraction of this town listed on the UNESCO world heritage site list. With the help of Google map it can be easily located, but otherwise you will eventually still find it by walking around...More

Thank drwschen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the bigger ruins in the town. Hard to miss anyway, as its just in the middle. It should be an obligatory stop on your walking tour around town.

Thank Mattias S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enter Nessebar from the main entrance near bus stop,contniue walking straight but keeping to the left and you will come to this delightful church. Its a ruin but shows how big this church is compared to others you will pass in getting there.

Thank stephen p
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a nice structure to visit and get away from the beach.It is a good example of Roman arches in a building and that they are still standing after more than 1500 years, is a testament to their know-how

Thank Maitlag
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is in the centre of Old Nessebar. Great photo location. Actually witnessed it being used for a wedding. Nessebar has some great ruins and couches, makes a great contrast with Sunny Beach .

Thank Cleenman
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It is situated in the old part of Nessebar and is a part of UNESCO world heritage site. Church dates back to 5th-6th century. Building has no roof. Worth to visit and admire.

Thank Kadri2406
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is one of the oldest Churches in Nessebar, dating back to 9 cent. It stands in the middle of central sq, so there's no chance missing it. The Church is without a roof, it was a three nave one, and you can see that...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Very historical. A beautifully structured building in a wonderful place. Take time to appreciate the architectural brilliance. Photos don't do it justice. A lovely serene place to visit.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Part of Nessebar town you must visit at least to take few pictures. You should do your homework before you get here, its hard to get information from locals or to find some brochures with info about the place. Taking a tour with a guide...More

Thank vtc2017
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17 July 2016|
Response from ImreK9 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know the whole Nessebar city became a world heritage city in 1983. One can find a commemorative plaque at the gate of the city. On the other hand municipality should assign a guard who could prevent playing and... More