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Address: Aleksander Nevski Square, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Completed in 1912, St. Alexander Nevsky Patriarchal Cathedral Stauropigial...

Completed in 1912, St. Alexander Nevsky Patriarchal Cathedral Stauropigial Memorial-Church is an impressive landmark in Sofia. The church was built as a memorial to the 200,000 Russian soldiers who died in the Russo-Turkish Liberation War (1877-1878).

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This was a good attraction. It's within walking distance from the city centre, and the inside is beautiful (no photos are allowed inside though).

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a good attraction. It's within walking distance from the city centre, and the inside is beautiful (no photos are allowed inside though).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Magnific cathedral! I keep in my mind the interior is so so beautifull... Recomend the visit! Is a place that nobody should miss the visit!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited and really loved this church. It is simply a peaceful church, welcoming all different nationalities. Make sure its on your list of things to see!

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Thank debsmillen66
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, not much more to say! Very impressive structure! As a whole it adds to the amazing city but not the most impressive building to go out of your way to visit. Right next to St Sophia which is fantastic so do include in your tour.

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Thank Brummers01
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cathedral was beautiful, but was let down by staff running up to everyone demanding money for taking photos. Just charge an entrance fee or accept it, was a little unnerving.

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Thank Sarah C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very beautiful church to visit, remember to take your hat off and no photos allowed.You can also buy a candle and wish something while you put it a light.

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Thank Anna F
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great locatin. A must to see if you visiting Sofia. Great architecture. Don't miss it. Close to the parliament and other great location. If you are with car. You have enough parking space around.

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Thank aki0007
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

after forever of trying to find my way to it, as when planning it seemed very simple, but it was not indeed. its a nice building, the cathedral itself wasn't very interesting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and was lovely sitting with a drink to view it in the distance. Inside was breathtaking and the stained glass windows were amazing

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Thank Gilly J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best cathedral at Sofia, placed at city center, huge ceilings with fresco, ckean and quiet surroundings

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