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lovely little church in the old town. lovely painted murals on the walls. cant miss this if you are... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
A must see while in Sozopol

A jewelry of Byzantine architecture with beautiful orthodox paintings and decorations. Erected just... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Grafenwohr, Germany
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

lovely little church in the old town. lovely painted murals on the walls. cant miss this if you are walking in the old town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shaz1324
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Nothing to special about it except that it is dedicated to the religious scholars that are said to invent the Slavic writing - Cyril - Cyrillic alphabet. They were brothers and had some interesting histories. Use Wiki to read about it as the guides you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A jewelry of Byzantine architecture with beautiful orthodox paintings and decorations. Erected just outside the old protective walls is a landmark in of the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adrians_Quests
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

In time, when we visited the church, the interior was in reconstruction and everywhere was a lit of dust. We could see some paintings,which were outstanding. If the reconstruction will be finally done, it must be a beautiful church.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Legaga
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Nice place to visit, definitely a good place to stop by. The history is very interesting, and it's definitely worth seeing even if only for a few minutes.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank alisiyag2017
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A small ancient church with relics but interior artworks are still being painted. worth seeing if in old Sozopol

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Refuser
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice place to visit, interesting history. Every tourist should start the tour of the old sozopol from here.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank eabulgaria
Reviewed 25 August 2016

When in Sozopol one should definitely stop by this church because of its connection to John the Baptist, its central location and its elegant beauty.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Igor_V_Gun
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I am not religious but a visit to this place is a must ! So ornate with amazing pictures/carvings/and decor. For some reason it has an automatic calming effect as people just stand in awe of the surroundings. For a little calm on a busy...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Even those (like me) who are skeptical of any of the myriad claims of churches to house the bones of saints, the few fragments of bones on display in this church really might be those of John the Baptist. Recently found in a 5th-century reliquary...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Murray M
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