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Historic church withfresco murals from the 14th to 17th centuries
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Veliko Turnovo, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

A very old church, with frescoes that date back several centuries. The history behind it is quite interesting. The A Capella guys are quite good, as the acoustics is really good.Quite interesting visit.

Thank dennis y
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is a must see for its frescoes, a millennia old. They are lovely and should not be missed. There is parking here as well, which does not show on the tourist map.

Thank AdventurePhiles
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This little church has 13th, 14th and 17th century frescoes. The woman there said it is one of only 3 medieval churches that survive in Bulgaria.

Thank ShowMeSomething
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Quite amazing frescos line these walls. The church is modest on the outside but beautiful friescos of the Old Testament adorn the inside of this Orthodox Church

Thank Stacy020
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This church is a bit hidden, on the Tsarevets hill peninsula, not far from the 40 martyrs church. Very nice frescoes inside.

Thank Damjan D
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

There is a beautiful church museum surrounded by a nice garden in a calm place. Inside the church are amazing paintings on walls and ceiling. The staff,especially an older lady is very friendly and prepared anytime to give you more information about the church (only...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The church is modest on the outside but beautiful friescos of the Old Testament adorn the inside of this Orthodox Church. Our tour had a short acapela performance from the choir who were excellent.

Thank tinhau
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Building does not look like anything from the outside as elements of Christianity were not allowed when it was built under the Ottomans. But murals inside are unbelievable. Incredible details and no surface is left uncovered. Well worth the trek to get to this little...More

Thank BD_in_TO63
Reviewed 7 October 2017

to get in is five lev and six lev to photograph which comes out to eleven levs. But, the lady could not make change so we got in for ten levs. It is much smaller than Bachkova or Rila but it has some distinctive art...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is now a termed a museum bus has the 'feel' of the church that it once was. Painted walls and ceilings are the main point of visiting but various singers perform for groups visiting.

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