Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Plaza Kiril I Metodii, 2, Varna, Bulgaria
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +359-52613005
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral

Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin - Review

This is the largest Bulgarian orthodox cathedral in Varna. It is also the residence of the bishopric of Varna. The cathedral is located right in the middle of the city. The panoramic view of Varna is priceless from up here, but for that you have to climb up 133 stairs of the narrow caracol. The architecture of the temple is modelled after the famous Peterhof temple in St.Petersburg. The religious people will find this to be a very spiritual experience. But it is the architecture enthusiasts who will enjoy the most. Highlights include:

  • The 38m high Belfry
  • The Bishop’s throne
  • The Golden Onion Domes
  • The murals
  • The colourful Stained Glass windows

Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin Information

  • Read up on the history of the church to give a context to your visit.

Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin Ticket Prices

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How To reach Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin by Public Transport

  • Bus no.3@ Assumption Cathedral
  • Hire a cab.
  • Ask the locals for directions.

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TripHobo Highlights for Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin

  • Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin Address: Plaza Kiril I Metodii, 2, Varna, Bulgaria
  • Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin Contact Number: +359-52613005
  • Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Varna include Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin in their plan

  • 61.38% of people start their Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin

Monday, Friday and Sunday

82.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin

People normally club together Varna Archaeological Museum and Aladzha Monastery while planning their visit to Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin.

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Cathedral Of The Assumption Of The Virgin, Varna Reviews

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  • Entrance is free, there is a list of candle prices and postcards available. It was quiet inside and those taking photographs were not charged (as somebody mentioned in their review). The inside size was smaller than expected, however the paintings were intricate and mesmerising. An average visit should take no longer than 10-15 minutes.

  • You couldn't pass Varna without see this amazing place. The mosaic is amazing and the ambiance in there is unique. I recommend that you should read about history of religions before get there and if you know something about architecture the visit would be more meaningful.

  • Good ceiling paintings, alter and decor, pretty to look at but it's a bit on the small side

  • Very nice place, I would suggest to come on the evening since the lights make this place looks even better

  • Beautiful cathedral. Once you go inside, it's calm and magnificent. :)

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