Events in Bulgaria

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Bulgaria

Welcome

Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Uspenie Bogorodichno Cathedral
  • Uspenie Bogorodichno Cathedral

  • Sv.Sv. Kiril i Metodii Sq., Varna
MAKE ENQUIRY

Uspenie Bogorodichno Cathedral - Bulgaria

Are you a business owner in Bulgaria?

Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Bulgaria.

  • Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Find Out More

Directions to Uspenie Bogorodichno Cathedral

Varna Cathedral, known also as Katedralen Hram Uspenie Bogorodichno or the Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral is one of the emblems of the Black Sea capital of Bulgaria. This Eastern Orthodox Cathedral is the second largest in Bulgaria and is definitely worth visiting. The admission is free though there are small fees for taking pictures, candles etc. and the visitors are expected to leave some donations of course.

Varna Cathedral is a relatively new construction, its first stone was laid in 1880, works on the interior took more than 50 years, the murals were painted after 1949 and domes were covered with gold and silver based material in the beginning of this century only.

One of the reasons for the long and painful works was purely financial. Most of the money for the Cathedral had to come from sponsorship, donations and contributions, a special lottery was even run at home and abroad to raise funds. Materials used came from local sources and quarries, including stones from old ruined fortresses and strongholds in the area. The interior features magnificent iconography, wood work and beautiful stained glass windows.

Varna Cathedral is a popular place among residents and visitors of Varna. People (even if they are not Eastern Orthodox believers) come here for the liturgy to hear one of the best temple choirs in the country, to watch (or take part in) the holy mysteries, or to just pray, light a candle or look around. This symbol of Varna is located in the center of the city on the St St Kiril & Metodii Square, and one can easily see it or hear the church bells ringing from near and afar. It is a convenient meeting and starting point for exploring the city (Varna Free Walking Tour begins here). The pedestrian zone is nearby and so are few markets and the biggest shopping streets. The St St Kiril & Metodii Square is where most public transport stops both city buses and buses and minibuses to and from the nearby resorts like Golden Sands, Druzhba, St Konstantin & Elena, Albena, etc.

Address: Sv.Sv. Kiril i Metodii Sq. , Bulgaria View Larger Map

You may also like

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

My Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Bulgaria.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

Create & Share Your Own 'My Guide to Bulgaria'

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Featured Guides section

Lists

Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Bulgaria is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 100+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations