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Aleksander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia: 56 reviews and 106 photos

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Built in 1910, this is the location of the official headquarters of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church as well as the residence of the Bulgarian Patriarch (closed to the public).

Sporting colourful mosaics, stone and tile work, an arched portico and several cupolas, the building is an interesting backdrop to the icon street market that occupies this portion of the square.

Close to:
- the National Assembly,
- the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences,
- the ancient St. Sophia Orthodox Church,
- the Higher Institute of Art,
- the St. Cyril arid Metodius National Library
- the St. Kliment Ohridskl Sofia University

Address: Alexander Nevski Sqr.
Directions: When facing the main entrance of Alexander Nevski Cathedral look to your right hand side and you will see it.
Phone: +359 2 988 17 04
Website: http://www.sofia-guide.com/attraction/alexander-nevsky-crypt-icon-museum/

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  • Updated Oct 27, 2004
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