Saint Sofia Church, Sofia

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Sixth-century Saint Sofia Church gave its name to the city. Built on the necropolis of the ancient city of Serdika, the church is one of the most valuable pieces of early Christian architecture in southeastern Europe. According to popular lore, St. Sophia's miraculous powers protected the building over the centuries, withstanding Turks and earthquakes. Walk on floors covered with early Christian ornamental flora- and fauna-themed mosaics. See the icons depicting Sophia, the Divine Wisdom, portrayed as a young figure of Christ seated on a rainbow. Use our Sofia tour itinerary builder site to arrange your visit to Saint Sofia Church and other attractions in Sofia.
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  • Although very plain looking from outside this place shouldn't be missed. Underground you can walk through the ancient ruins etc.  more »
  • This church has an amazing history and is built on an old Roman necropolis. It is well worth taking the time to watch the video of the history of the church in order to really appreciate it and to...  more »
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