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About Temple Sveta Paraskeva, Sofia

The Church of St Paraskeva (Bulgarian: църква "Света Параскева", tsarkva "Sveta Paraskeva") is a Bulgarian Orthodox church in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. The church, dedicated to Saint Paraskeva, is located on 58 Georgi Rakovski Street in the centre of the city. It is the third-largest church in Sofia. Plans to build a church at the site date to 1910, when Stuttgart-educated Bulgarian architect Anton Tornyov (1868–1942) won a competition for the church's design. Due to the Balkan Wars and World War I, however, the construction was postponed. In 1922, the church board of trustees announced another competition, which was again won by Tornyov. The construction of the Church of St Paraskeva was complete by 1930, but the finishing works on the porticos did not cease until 1940. St Paraskeva has a somewhat unusual design for an Eastern Orthodox church. For example, the cella is in practice a round chamber over 20 metres (66 ft) in diameter. The cella gradually disintegrates into the surrounding apses.

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Welcome to the page of Temple Sveta Paraskeva. This is a place of interest in the city of Sofia in Bulgaria. Don't expect lot of visitors to Temple Sveta Paraskeva since it is not a popular tourist spot in Sofia.

Temple Sveta Paraskeva is not one of the most important things to do in Sofia like Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, Boyana Church, Vitosha Boulevard, Vitosha Mountain And National Park and The Rotunda Of St George.

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Address: ulitsa „Georgi S. Rakovski“ 58, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria

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The tour includes a visit of Rila Monastery, recognized as a part of UNESCO world heritage site. The tour also explores the cave of St. Ivan Rilski the miracle-worker, who is the most famous Bulgarian hermit and saint. The next stop will be another UNESCO site- Boyana church. This one-day tour provides the unique opportunity to visit one of the supreme Bulgarian sites, along with some of the highlights of the region.

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  • Nice temple. I see lots of children playing there almost every day (They have a playground). Its very peaceful.

  • Nice temple

  • Beautiful temple!

  • Beautiful church.

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