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The Rotunda of St George (Sveti Georgi)

in the courtyard of the Sheraton Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria
+359 88 891 3396
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Built in the 4th century, this is the oldest building in Sofia.
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in the courtyard of the Sheraton Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria
+359 88 891 3396
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice church. Our tour guide took us there and explained the history of the place. This church is actually the same as the Rotonda in Thessaloniki, Greece! It is a good attraction!

Thank MelinaMoyseos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rotunda ( Sveti Georgi ) is the church in the court of Bulgarian Presidential palace. In any case you'll pass it on the walking tour in Sofia. Stop and take a photo.

Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little brick church is something of a surprise, tucked into a courtyard formed by grand government buildings which tower above it. There's an archaeological site in front of it. It's a pretty church, in the Armenian style, and it's setting gives it a quirky...More

Thank FearfulFlyer2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ancient church stands in the middle of old Roman foundations and a section of Roman - unfortunately there is little in writing there for the tourist so take a good tour book with you. I found many of the opulent Sofia churches to be...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the oldest building in Sofia that is still in ~1 piece. It is approximately 17 centuries old.

Thank alisonmcclean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite not being a big fan of religious forms of art, the inside of the 4th century church it's an evocative place and full of symbolism by standing next to the very palace of the Emperor Constantine. The entrance is free and a woman working...More

Thank BerniRoig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When traveling Europe once you have seen 10 churches it starts to feel like you have seen them all... This church didn't stand out to me at all but in saying that It's age and how in tact it is does make it unique. It's...More

Thank hazzamarri2442
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere and the architecture there helping you to get in and to feel the past. The weather was good when i was there and it's amazing in the hearth of Sofia

Thank Александър З
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place and its odd location- sunken under busy modern streets but still maintaining a holy presence. I am also thrilled that more archeological restorations are going on around it, revealing Roman and Byzantine Sofia, old bath houses, etc. If you need a...More

Thank Danubegal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, it was hard to find this but it's totally worth a visit. If you are in front of the archaeological museum, just go towards the guards and the gate with the brass lion, and you'll find it. The ruins are 4th c bc, and...More

Thank eagertraveller123
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What days and times are services held, and is there a choir at each service?
30 August 2016|
Response from ny_ten | Reviewed this property |
According to their webiste (google it, it is mostly in english) the worship services are daily, matins at 8am, followed by divine liturgy around 9am, vespers at 5pm