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Month: January 2021

St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

The St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, located at the heart of Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia, comprises a little bit of everywhere. The marble came from Munich, the metal was sourced Berlin and manufactured in Vienna, and the mosaics journeyed all the way from Venice. Designed in the Neo-Byzantine style, the church can hold 10,000 people …

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Kremikovski monastery “St. George Pobedonosets”

The Kremikovski monastery of “St. George Pobedonosets” (“St. George the Victor”) is a medieval monastery, located at 4 km northern from Sofia’s neighborhood – Kremokovtsi. It was built during the Second Bulgarian Kingdom (1186-1396). It was destroyed when Sofia was conquered by the Ottomans in 1382 and it was restored in 1493 with resources donated …

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