Catholic Church of St Paul the Crucified


This church just off ul Pridunavski was completed in 1892. Its original murals, stained-glass windows, chandeliers and icons survive. St Paul’s was the first Bulgarian church equipped with an organ, and the 700-pipe monster is still fired up for Sunday Mass.

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