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Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski

Aleksander Nevski Square, Sofia, Bulgaria
+359 2 988 1704
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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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Aleksander Nevski Square, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here on our walking tour. It's a very spectacular building. Definitely a highlight for us.

Thank Brandon T
Reviewed yesterday

The biggest and one of the most beautiful Ortodox Cathedral in Balkan Peninsula. You have to visit it twice at least - once during the day to see it insite and the second time at sunset to see it outsite when the domes reflect the...More

Thank VanyaValovska
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful Cathedral in the heart of Sofia. If you visit Sofia, Alexander Nevski is a place you MUST see.

Thank CarlosDavidov
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Imposant building, seen from everywhere in Sofia.Great architecture and a very beautiful part is the crypte underneath. It contains the biggest exhibition of icons of the Balkanregion. The exhibition contains all sort of icons from different schools and ages. Definately worth a visit as an...More

Thank furaha1nl
Reviewed 3 days ago

This monument is breath taking. It is a must for Sofia. The cathedral is a symbol of the city. Definite,y recommend.

1  Thank Goldfinch70
Reviewed 4 days ago

In this very interesting city. The surrounding streets have many vendors selling artefacts...the church itself is great...

Thank sankes
Reviewed 4 days ago

This cathedral is huge and it is very impresssive. The top golden things are actually made out of real gold! And inside it is beautiful. I recommend to pass by and light a candle or just look around inside.

Thank titaju2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cathedral is truly amazing especially from within. Unfortunately it;s forbidden to take pictures, but its totally worth it even without them.

Thank djuneytm
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love it. Impressive on the outside and amazing on the inside. You have to see it to understand its charm.

1  Thank Diana F
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you end up in Sofia, do not miss the opportunity to visit this historical attraction at the heart of the city. It is impressive and beautiful!

2  Thank Peteto_K
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21 February 2017|
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Response from LWood2277 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any access where that would be allowed. It was a pretty quiet day though. I couldn't swear that it wasn't available at some other time.
21 January 2017|
Response from Monica S | Reviewed this property |
Until 18:00 h