Monasteries and churches in Bulgaria

The Batoshevo monastery
2016-09-26
The Batoshevo monastery is situated over the village of Batoshevo near the town of Sevlievo. It was established in 1250 at the time of Tsar Mikhail Asen. It was...
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Christ Pantocrator church - 13th-14th c., Nessebar
2009-01-13
Built in the so called "picturesque style", the church is a real treasure for Nessebar. Its wall paintings are remarkable for the medieval religious architectur...
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St. Sophia church (also known as the Old Metropolia) 5th - 6th c., Nessebar
2009-01-13
This is one of the most imposing ancient buildings. The central nave is two times larger than the lateral ones and is separated by massive pillars linked with a...
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The St. Stephan church (New Metropolia) 10th 11thc., Nessebar
2009-01-13
This historical monument dedicated to the Holly Mother is with wall paintings from 16th -17th c. The donor was Christopher, bishop of Nessebar and exarch of ent...
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Archangels' Michael and Gabriel church -13th- 14th c, Nessebar
2009-01-13
The good condition of the building makes it a valuable source of information about the Bulgarian architectural school. The typical bell-tower rises above the na...
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The church of St. John the Baptist - 9th -10th c., Nessebar
2009-01-13
Built of stone blocks linked with mortar. Six solid blocks have been built with channels within for the rainwater. The faces of these elements are decorated wit...
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St. John Aliturgetos church - 14th c., Nessebar
2009-01-13
The name of the church "Aliturgetos" means non-sanctified. A big earthquake partly destroyed the building in 1913, anyway the church is a priceless monument of ...
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The St. Paraskeva church - 13th c., Nessebar
2009-01-13
This church is situated in the northern part of Nessebar, and is famous with its rich decorated facade. The building was constructed of lines of white stone blo...
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