Sveta Petka Samardzhiiska Church
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Built in the 4th century AD, this tiny red brick church is Sofia's oldest preserved building. The murals inside were painted between the...
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Sveta Petka Samardzhiiska Church information
This tiny church was built during the early years of Ottoman rule (late 14th century), which explains its sunken profile and inconspicuous exterior. Inside are some 16th-century murals. It’s rumoured that the Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski is buried here.