Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Local nameХрам-паметник Св. Александър Невски
LocationSofia, Bulgaria

The St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Built in Neo-Byzantine style, it serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarch of Bulgaria and it is one of the largest Christian church buildings, as well as one of Sofia's symbols and primary tourist attractions.

The St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia occupies an area of 3,170 square metres and can hold 5,000 people inside. It is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox Cathedrals and church buildings in the world, third-largest Orthodox Cathedral located in Southeast Europe, being surpassed only by two new and not yet fully completed Cathedrals - the Romanian People's Salvation Cathedral in Bucharest and the Church of Saint Sava in Belgrade. From 1931 until 1992 it was the largest finished Orthodox Church in the world, and until year 2000 was the largest finished Orthodox Cathedral.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Nevsky_Cathedral,_Sofia

Address площад Александър Невски, София 1000, Bulgaria

Coordinates 42°41'44.98" N 23°19'57.952" E

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