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Address: in the courtyard of the Sheraton Hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Built in the 4th century, this is the oldest building in Sofia.

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Medieval and Roman history

Awesome site, with the Roman bath ruins outside, then the medieval church, all situated in the courtyard of this huge gov. building

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The church is built in the place of the old church. It was an interesting building, but let down by the fact you can't take photos. Really disappointing, and totally unnecessary.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome site, with the Roman bath ruins outside, then the medieval church, all situated in the courtyard of this huge gov. building

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the oldest buildings ever. Nicely preserved and covered in the Free Sofia Tours as well. Centrally located too

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A rather ugly, new building has been built entirely around the old church, so it can't be seen from the street and you have to enter the imposing (but not very attractive) Presidential building - that houses a hotel - to see the church in the centre. The church itself is mainly bare brick, but some of the old painting... More 

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Tunis, Tunisia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A heritage of ancient Rome, the St Georgi Rotunda Church was built in the IVth c. It is famous for being the oldest architectural monument in Sofia and the only building which remained intact from as far back as the Roman Empire. It is located in the courtyard between Sofia Hotel Balkan and the Presidency. Entrance is free but pictures... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the oldest buildings in Sofia. The original frescos can be seen. It's in the courtyard of the Hotel Balkan.

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So this is what the early Christians built to worship, once they were able to come out of the catacombes? Around the structure are other ruines, but nearby you find even more. Quite interesting, here in Down town Sofia.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surrounded by modern ministry buildings, this church's beauty is actually enhanced by its backdrop. Worth having a look.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This church sits just next to the office of the Bulgarian President. In the midst of fancy colourful buildings, this rotunda conveys a sense of divine power with its simple Romanesque architectural style. It just gives you a sense of peace when you are in there.

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Really nice it deserves a visit!!! I really recommend! It's nice outside and really pretty. Do not miss!!!

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