St Stephens Church, Nessebar

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Walk through centuries of artistic and religious history at St Stephens Church, a World Heritage Site on the coast of the Black Sea. The eastern (and oldest) part of the small three-nave basilica dates from the 11th century, while murals of over 1,000 New Testament figures were added in the 16th and 18th centuries. Later, organizations and the government renovated the church in order to preserve its iconography, carved bishop's throne, and a pulpit. Take time to study the well-preserved interior frescoes, rare examples of wall art of central Europe. Plan to visit St Stephens Church and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Nessebar attractions using our Nessebar trip planning app .
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  • The old part was expanded in the 10th century. Three layers: 16th, 17th, 18th century notable Wandmalereiein, such as the last judgment. Before God, all are equal (a different representation.). The St. Stephen is the patron of the city. Once per year, a worship takes place in the Church.
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  • It is one of the best preserved in the city. It is surrounded by a high wall which conceals a garden. The temple was built in the 11th century and was renovated in the 16th century, moment in which the beautiful paintings that decorate all your interior and which are preserved with optimal conditions of temperature and humidity were added.
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  • a lot to visit a wundeerschöne Church and in the Church, some soveniers are sold...
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