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Lovely ornate church

For the religious person and historian alike, this church has to be a 'must see' on your itinerary... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Plymouth, mostly
Lovely little church

Very quaint and glitzy. Small donation on entry. Be prepared to cover your shoulders... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 Aug 2018
“Lovely ornate church”
23 Jul 2018
“Lovely little church”
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Anaksimandra St., Sozopol 8130, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

For the religious person and historian alike, this church has to be a 'must see' on your itinerary. Richly decorated as these churches invariably are, this one does not fail to please the eye. The added bonus is the reliquary of John the Baptist. No...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Very quaint and glitzy. Small donation on entry. Be prepared to cover your shoulders ladies....scarves provided.

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

It was explained to us that the unusual height of the church, was to enable it to be built in compliance with the ruling that no church roof should be higher than a Soldier of the Ottoman Empire, sat on his horse with his helmet...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

It looks like a very interesting church with a special atmosphere. There was a small and lovely garden,which could be seen from the street. For 2 days we could not get in,because it was closed. We have been there several times per day on Sunday...More

1  Thank Legaga
Reviewed 4 August 2016

One of the oldest churches in Old Sozopol, with a small beautiful garden; a real oasis of peace and recollection from daily tumult of life ... I visited the church during the day and the temperature inside was pretty high, therefore I would recommend possibly...More

1  Thank Adrians_Quests
Reviewed 21 June 2016

a lovely little old church, steeped in history, some really great antique pictures from 100's of years ago, not allowed to take photo's though

1  Thank Gordons A
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

It would be very easy to miss this church-it's so tiny. When you get inside it is very atmospheric-a place of God. The carvings, the furniture, everything about it - superb.

2  Thank Alan H
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Very much thankfully kept in its original historic condition. Beautiful piece of history. I'm no church/religious buff, but the church in its condition and its place in history is definitely worth a look.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Set into the ground as per Ottoman stipulations to be unobtrusive this is an attractive church Courtyard is peaceful

2  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Your either believe or you don't. It was so find and visit and when you enter you recognise straight away this is a spiritual place.

Thank RX8J
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