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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
+359 2 986 2715
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All reviews piece of paper russian style fairy tale onion domes beautiful exterior worth a visit take photos alexander nevski the heart of the city walking tour miracle gold architecture spire icons candles tsar
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a Saturday and a day for weddings in Bulgaria. In fact we saw 5 wedding parties while we wandered around in the area. We did not feel we could look inside the church while a wedding took place. However, the Russian church is...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside of the church is very beautiful. It has nice colours and the gold colour makes it even more outstanding. The inside was quite okay. The nice thing is that there is an extra intrance at the left where you can see some objects...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture of the Russian church is absolutely beautiful. Location at walking distance from our capital's down town.

Thank svetlyo_sv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely picturesque church, which will allow you to enjoy great tranquility and feel the spirit of older times when people and buildings have given a different feeling to the city of Sofia.

Thank BikoBg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the city center. Positioned near the national theather Ivan Vazov. Amazing paintings. Very good outside look. Easy to reach by foot

1  Thank 285tsvetomirt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very special holy place in the city center of Sofia. You definatly must come and visit and write your letter of wish

Thank Curious26559754365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really pretty church from the outside. When we visited the inside, there was a ceremony so it was really cool that we could witness that! Would definitely recommend visiting.

Thank toltan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth walking through and admiring the frescoes. The history of the church is interesting and is best with a guide.

Thank lesliebauman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building with he shining domes, a nice meeting spot as it is very central and close to restaurants and pubs

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks bigger (and more beautiful) from outside, small, simple and quite dark inside. It is easy to spot and it's located in the center of Sofia so there's no reason to not pay a visit.

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