Temple Sveti Nikolay, Sofia

4.4
Must see · Architectural Building · Religious Site
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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  • Very beautiful building. They was a service when I popped in and it was very beautiful. Magnificent interior as well.  more »
  • This church is very close to the cathedral. As all other buildings it has it's own architecture. Russian influence as it was build for the Russian embassy.  more »
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