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Saint Sofia Church, Sofia
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Sixth-century Saint Sofia Church gave its name to the city. Built on the necropolis of the ancient city of Serdika, the church is one of the most valuable pieces of early Christian architecture in southeastern Europe. According to popular lore, St. Sophia's miraculous powers protected the building over the centuries, withstanding Turks and earthquakes. Walk on floors covered with early Christian ornamental flora- and fauna-themed mosaics. See the icons depicting Sophia, the Divine Wisdom, portrayed as a young figure of Christ seated on a rainbow. For Saint Sofia Church and beyond, use our Sofia tour planner to get the most from your Sofia vacation.
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  • You should certainly visit the crypt where you can see a few fantastic mosaics. Is the Church most ancient of Sofia and visit indispensable
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  • Our guide from Sofia Free Tours said that Sofia got its name from this Church! Its an old church with charm and has an underground place worth taking a look at too! 
  • Like all the churches in Sofia if you like the genre you should see ... also because Sofia is not offering anything. ...
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