"Varna Cathedral" Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Tip by novsco61


The Varna Cathedral (1884-1886) - second in scale after St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia.

Erected in honour of the Liberation from Ottoman yoke. Modern Byzantine architecture, spacious interior, woodcarved iconostasis by masters belonging to the School of Debur, stained glass. Painted in 1949-1950, it is declared monument of culture.

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  • Updated Oct 13, 2004
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