Church of the Holy Mother of God

Local nameЦърква Света Богородица
LocationPlovdiv, Bulgaria

The Church of the Holy Mother of God, full name Cathedral Church of the Dormition of the Holy Mother of God is a Bulgarian National Revival church in Bulgaria's second largest city Plovdiv. The church is situated in the Old town of Plovdiv on one of the city's seven hills, Nebet Tepe.

A small church existed on the site as early as the 9th century. The church was renovated in 1186 by the bishop of Plovdiv Constantine Pantehi and it became part of a monastery. Both the church and the monastery were destroyed when the Ottoman Turks conquered the city in 1371 in the course of the Bulgarian-Ottoman Wars.

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Address 6 улица Митрополит Паисий, Пловдив 4000, Bulgaria

Coordinates 42°8'52.12" N 24°45'2.311" E

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