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Dimitar K.
Dimitar K.
January 26, 2020
The Boyana Church (Bulgarian: Боянска църква, Boyanska tsărkva) is a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church situated on the outskirts of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, in the Boyana quarter. In 1979, the building was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The east wing of the two-storey church was…
Georgi
Georgi
November 8, 2019
Boyana Church "St. St. Nicholas and Panteleimon "is a medieval Bulgarian church from the 10th century in the Boyana district of Sofia, located at the foot of Vitosha Mountain. It is one of the cultural symbols of Bulgaria and was included in 1979 as a cultural monument on the UNESCO World Heritage…
Elena
Elena
November 2, 2019
You can go there by taxi o by public transport.
Rossen
Rossen
October 21, 2019
On the lower slopes of Vitosha Mountain (which we’ll come to next) is this UNESCO heritage site. The location of this medieval church is almost dreamlike, in a grove of tall softwood trees in a quiet suburb of the city. Boyana Church was built in three stages from the 1000s to the 1800s, but the…
Iliyan
Iliyan
June 26, 2019
Ancient and very beautiful place.

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Church
“History and architecture The church was built on the site of several earlier churches from 4th c. and places of worship dating back to the days when it was the necropolis of the Roman town of Serdica. In the 2nd century, it was the location of a Roman theatre. Over the next few centuries, several other churches were constructed, only to be destroyed by invading forces such as the Goths and the Huns. The basic cross design of the present basilica, with its two east towers and one tower-cupola, is believed to be the fifth structure to be constructed on the site and was built during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I in the middle of the 6th century (527-565). It is thus a contemporary of the better-known Hagia Sophia church in Constantinople. During the Second Bulgarian Empire (spanning the 12th to 14th centuries), the structure acquired the status of a metropolitan church. In the 14th century, the church gave its name to the city. In the 16th century, during Ottoman rule, the church was converted into a mosque: the original 12th-century frescoes were destroyed and minarets were added. In the 19th century two earthquakes destroyed one of the minarets and the mosque was abandoned. Restoration work was begun after 1900. The Saint Sofia Church is now one of the most valuable pieces of Early Christian architecture in Southeastern Europe. The present building is a cross basilica with three altars. The floor of the church is covered with complex Early Christian ornamental or flora and fauna-themed mosaics. The Saint Sofia Church stands in the middle of an ancient necropolis and many tombs have been unearthed both under and near the church. Some of the tombs even feature frescoes. Because Saint Sophia represents Holy Wisdom, icons within the church depict Sophia as Christ Emmanuel, a young figure of Christ seated on a rainbow. The church also displays icons of historical saints, including St. George and St. Vladimir.”
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Shopping Mall
“One of the best malls around with cinema, playgrounds, lots of food and shop establishments, cafes, shisha bar and the like. Keep in mind it is very crowded on weekends.”
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Church
“This red brick church was built all the way back in 300s. It’s a wonder that this building has survived unscathed for such an amount of time, and all around are interesting little details that hit home the great age of the site and civilisations that have passed though. Step inside to view the detailed medieval frescoes that had been painted over by the Ottomans when the church was converted to a mosque in the 1600s. These were only rediscovered and restored in the 1990s. Outside you can see the flagstones of a Roman street and other remnants of Ancient Serdica.”
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Night Club
“For rock lovers from all ages, there's a karaoke space inside if you feel giving a bit of your voice tonight”
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Church
“Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is the crown jewel of Sofia. It is one of the largest Eastern orthodox cathedrals in the world. Its foundation stone was laid in 1882. However, most of the construction work actually took place between 1904 and 1912.The main dome is 45 m tall and Christian Lord’s Prayer is inscribed with thin golden letters around it. The gorgeous chandeliers suspended from the domes were specially made for the church in Munich, Germany.”
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3 ул. Боянско езеро
Sofia, Sofia City Province 1616
Telefon+359 2 959 0939