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Sveta Troitsa Cathedral

Sveta Troitsa Sq 7, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
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Amazing church

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

Reviewed yesterday
Мая П
A different Cathedral

The cathedral is semi-planted in the ground, being different from other monastery buildings. In the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tufus92
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Bucharest, Romania
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“holy trinity” (2 reviews)
“pretty church” (2 reviews)
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Sveta Troitsa Sq 7, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed yesterday

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Tufus92
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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

1  Thank Gabriel H
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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.

Thank Steve R
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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
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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

Thank KatielouAustralia
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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
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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.

Thank Carolyn W
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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.

1  Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Because of the restrictions that the Ottoman's put on Christian church this was build mostly underground. It is beautiful and peaceful. We came during a service and it was packed with local's not tourist, which was nice to see. There are a lot of beggar's...More

1  Thank fizzy1991
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