Alexander Newsky Cathedral

The greatest landmark of Sofia is the Alexander Newsky Cathedral. For a long time it was the largest Orthodox church on the Balkan Peninsula. Now the largest Orthodox church, St. Sava Cathedral, which was completed in Belgrade in 2016.

The Alexander Newsky Cathedral is a must for every visitor to Sofia! The neo-Byzantine style cathedral is located on Alexander Nevsky Square in the center of Sofia and is dedicated to the Russian national saint Alexander Nevsky. It can have 10,000 visitors. The frescoes in the church are a highlight for many believers.

Further information such as a virtual tour inside the cathedral can be found on the following website in English: