Sofia, St Alexander Nevski Cathedral

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Visit Sofia - one of the oldest cities in Europe and capital of Bulgaria since 1879. Over 250 historic landmarks and architectural monuments blend in with the city's modern skyline. Watch our short Sofia Impressions virtual sightseeing tour (video clip, 02:50). Sofia Impressions video clip (02:50)

You will see the gold-leaf-domed extraordinary St Alexander Nevski Cathedral. The rich interior decoration, embodies the spirit of the finest Eastern Orthodox traditions. A superb collection of Bulgarian icons - masterpieces from the 9th to the 18th century - can also be seen in the Crypt.
The St George Rotunda (4th century), the oldest building in Sofia, is situated amid the remains of the ancient Roman town of Serdica.
The St Sofia Church (5th century), one of the most significant examples of early Christian architecture in the Balkans and of the few buildings remaining from the time of Emperor Justinian.
The National Theater (1904), the oldest and most authoritative theatre in Bulgaria. -->>>

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Sofia, St George Rotunda, 4th century
Sofia, St Sofia Church, 5th century
Sofia, the National Theater (1904)

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