Church of Saint Sophia, Nessebar

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  • the walls are quite impressive, despite of their age - or maybe because of that touching the walls means to touch twelve centuries of history, but the first church was even older, from the sixth... 
    the walls are quite impressive, despite of their age - or maybe because of that touching the walls means to touch twelve centuries of history, but the first church was even older, from the sixth...  more »
  • The Church of St Sophia, a.k.a. the Old Bishopric, was built in the end of the 5th and the beginning of the 6th centuries at the center of the ancient town, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site... 
    The Church of St Sophia, a.k.a. the Old Bishopric, was built in the end of the 5th and the beginning of the 6th centuries at the center of the ancient town, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site...  more »
  • We had all the time in the world to walk around and explore the ruins of the church of St Sophia, taking our pictures and enjoying the feel of the old architecture of this magical building from the... 
    We had all the time in the world to walk around and explore the ruins of the church of St Sophia, taking our pictures and enjoying the feel of the old architecture of this magical building from the...  more »
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  • ST. SOPHIA CHURCH (OLD METROPOLITAN CHURCH) A THREE-NAVE BASILICA WITH A COMMON LENGTH 19 m AND WIDTH 13 m. TWO RANGES OF FIVE PILLARS SEGMENT THE INTERNAL AREA OF THREE NAVES. THE CENTRAL NAVE (WIDE 9.30 m) ENDS WITH A BIG APSE, ROUND INSIDE AND THREE WALLED OUTSIDE. THE CHURCH IS BUILT AT THE END OF 5TH, BEGINNING OF 6TH CENTURY AND HAS TWO CONSTRUCTIONAL PERIODS. THE PRESENT APPEARANCE OF THE CHURCH IS FROM THE BEGINNING OF 9TH CENTURY. THE CHURCH IS A PART OF A RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX OF NESSEBAR'S BISHOP.
  • A very impressive old church. Staying here is like being living some centuries ago.
  • Great place to visit spend all day lovely restaurants with views of sea Nessebar full of history
  • Great place for those who loves history.
  • Old church ruin. Looks great and everyone is taking pictures there.

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