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Right in the centre

There is often some event of mass in this church. Anyway, dont be afraid to go in and admire it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mattias S
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Oslo, Norway
Amazing church

Old and perfectly mainteined. very beautiful and with interesting story. Must see when visiting... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Мая П
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Sveta Troitsa Sq 7, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

This Orthodox church is built into the ground. Descending the stairs you realise it is much bigger and grander than the external structure suggests. When lit the sanctuary is full of the most vivid colours and the wall of icons is the most impressive I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is often some event of mass in this church. Anyway, dont be afraid to go in and admire it from the back. It is a beautiful one.

Thank Mattias S
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Old and perfectly mainteined. very beautiful and with interesting story. Must see when visiting Rousse. Located in center, easy accessible by car or on foot.

Thank Мая П
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The cathedral is semi-planted in the ground, being different from other monastery buildings. In the cathedral, the icons are very beautiful, as do the paintings. . The shape of the cathedral is special, as is the roof

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Located on Sveta Troitsa (or Holy Trinity) square, this functional Eastern Orthodox church was completed in 1632 and is said to be the oldest working church in Ruse. Built during the Ottoman occupation, it was constructed largely underground (about 12 feet) to comply with the...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

It was pretty cool to see this quaint and pretty church. Beautiful design and nice architecture. We enjoyed it's simplicity.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This building is next to the Opera House. Quite plain looking from the outside it hides a beautiful interior f paintings, murals and artefacts. Interestingly in the surrounding garden there are memorials to 2 English men who died in the 19th Century fighting with the...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

From the street this looks like just another church but you must really take the time to go inside and see it. Built in 1632 it has been well preserved with many artifacts to be seen. The wall murals have been restored to their former...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I almost missed the church. It's right by the opera house but it looks a small place, maybe a little museum from the outside. Because the church goes down, its bigger than it looks. Lovely art on all the walls. This is very much a...More

1  Thank Jenn M
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Fascinating church. Beautiful serene feeling. Many people old and young attending service which gave it a sense of life.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic church. The murals are restored and brilliant. Many artifacts. Worth going out of your way. Timeless.

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