language   language  

"Dormition of the Mother of God" Cathedral, Varna

The largest church in  Varna and the second largest in Bulgaria is one of the symbols of the city. The first stone upon the construction of the temple was placed by Prince Alexander I of Battenberg on 22nd of August 1880. The name chosen for the cathedral was in memory of the Russian Empress Maria Alexanrovna, benefactor of Bulgaria and aunt of the Prince. The first service was on 30th of August 1886.

Photographer: BulgariaView, License: Creative Commons License