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Completed in 1912, St. Alexander Nevsky Patriarchal Cathedral Stauropigial Memorial-Church is an impressive landmark in Sofia. The church was built as a memorial to the 200,000 Russian soldiers who died in the Russo-Turkish Liberation War...more
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This place is beautiful. A must visit. Parking around the cathedral.
Taking pictures of the cathedral from the inside would cost you 10 lev (5 euro)
Rated 3/5 due cause of the absolutely rude staff and the need to pay for parking.
From the outside mighty, from the inside really beautifully done.
What did bother me is that the space around the church is working road and active parking. It would work much better as a pedestrian zone.
When I first saw this monument I was awestruck. It is among the most magnificent building I have ever seen - and I have seen many around the world. It also photograph well since there is enough empty space around the cathedral. While it is...More
When you go to Sofia, you have to see the cathedral. The outside is very beautiful and because it is such a big building, it's a bit overwhelming. But I was a bit dissapointed with the inside. It is not very detailled and so kill.
Absolutely remarkable please in the center of our capital. Built to remember us that we are free European citizens and we aren't slaves to the ottoman' empire anymore, as well as the fact that Russians are our friends and one of the most valuable relatives...More
I visited Alexander Nevski Cathedral this summer, again. It is located in downtown Sofia and it is accessible by subway, busses, etc. There are many museums, galleries, and other interesting landmarks in close proximity to the cathedral. One could spend the entire day walking around...More