Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, Varna

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See a finely carved iconostasis and bishop's throne at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin. Prince Alexander Battenberg placed the first stone in the foundations of the cathedral on Aug. 22, 1880. The large Byzantine-cross church is topped with golden onion domes. A group of Bulgarian and Russian artists painted the frescoes on the interior walls in the 1940s. The stained-glass windows depict St. Cyril, St. Methodius, St. Kliment, and St. Angelarius. You can climb 133 steps up the narrow, spiral staircase to the bell tower for views of the city. You must pay a fee to take photos of the interior. Plan to see Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin and other attractions that appeal to you using our Varna trip itinerary planner.
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  • One of many Orthodox Churches/Cathedrals in Bulgaria. It’s a must to visit whenever you can any Churches/Cathedrals as these will give great imagination on how rich Bulgaria is with their history and....  more »
  • Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin is located in heart of varna.inner and outer part of this cathedral are very very nice & beautiful.the painting in the inner part are very impressive.here is....  more »
  • It great building with great history, it's very hard to explain the feelings that are taking you while you are in  more »
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