Church of St. Paraskeva

Local nameцърква "Света Параскева"
LocationSofia, Bulgaria

The Church of St 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 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.

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More information and contact

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

Address 81 улица Георги С. Раковски, София 1000, Bulgaria

Coordinates 42°42'4" N 23°19'44" E

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