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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin

Plaza Kiril I Metodii 2, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
+30 699 939 9930
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The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, built in the 19th century, houses a finely carved iconostasis and bishop's throne as well as some interesting murals and stained glass.
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Plaza Kiril I Metodii 2, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
+30 699 939 9930
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful old cathedral stands in the middle of Varna east access and lovely on the inside, well worth a visit

Thank Irene H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks pretty nice from the outside, but the inside is dark and cavernous, without much interest in my opinion.

Thank zmanCalifornia
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This church has stunning Icons and frescoes throughout. There is no problem taking photos and the light inside is adequate.

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I saw the Cathedral during 30 April 2017 only by outside. It is big, quiet and well positioned. To bad that i couldn't see the interior.

Thank Bogdanson
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Free entry. Photography is ok - but be discreet as it is a busy working church. Beautiful inside and out - Orthodox Cathedral. Also in the entry there is a very good and not expensive shop selling lovely icons and religious artworks.

2  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A beautiful mysterious and mystic building.I am not very religious, but it was intresting to visit the place.

Thank Irina L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

but the inside was disappointing for me. Dark and dreary - as seems representative of the orthodox churches.

Thank rosedee2015
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Absolutely beautiful cathedral situated in the center of Varna city.Great place to pray and be with yourself.

Thank albena s
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Unfortunately the inside it was being redesigned by the time we have visited. But the outside and the small part inside we managed to see is rare and beautiful. It really worth to visit if you are in Varna.

Thank Rafael Fernando M
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It is a large cathedral and has some nice stained glass and frescoes and a few unique features. It is the second largest in Bulgaria and a real symbol to the local residents of this area. It has a lot of nice carvings and in...More

1  Thank Dan K
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Is the cathedral open to visitors every day?
28 June 2016|
Response from qgora | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes as far as i know she is open every day, exceptions may be the times when there is wedding ceremony :)