Sveti Nikolai Russian Church
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Sveti Nikolai Russian Church information
Lonely Planet review
This beautiful church, with its glittering mosaic exterior and golden domes, was completed in 1914 for Sofia’s Russian community, and named in honour of St Nikolai, the ‘miracle worker’. The cramped interior features icons painted between the 11th and 14th centuries.