Temple Sveti Nikolay, Sofia

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At the crypt of , a box with handwritten messages stands next to the tomb of the former Bishop Seraphim. Locals consider him a miracle worker and believe that he answers prayers and makes wishes come true. The church's white-and-green tiled exterior is topped with five small, golden domes. Inside, you'll find four icons on the iconostasis, modeled after the icons from Kiev's St. Vladimir cathedral. The builders and the artists who painted the interior walls also worked on the Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Built on the Russian Embassy's initiative between 1907 and 1914, the church served as а center for numerous Russian emigrants in Bulgaria. Note that information at the site is available only in Russian and Bulgarian. Put Temple Sveti Nikolay into our Sofia trip tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sofia.
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  • Standard establishment of UAB ROC have nothing to say anymore. All in gold as always and lust for money. The ROC should learn from the Greek Church, no gold, you can come anytime and anything, the important thing is that you came and no stinking grandmother will not be bubnet you have that something is wrong. Go take as many candles and no one demands to pay for the money, worth the donation box, how could so much and put. The ROC is always negative.
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  • Must see when visiting Sofia. This church is quite impressive. Has two entrances, one to the Church and the other on the left when you enter from the main gate: you enter a Dungeon where a "spiritual surprise" awaits ...
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  • The outside is beautiful. The inside becomes disappointing, but you still go there to see.
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