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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  • Great church, a lot of people and one of the biggest in the Balcans. It worths to pay a visit there, when u visit Sofia  more »
  • Really beautiful, richly and exquisitely decorated, full of peace & quiet with all the right ingredient of incense smell and mystical lighting.  more »
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