Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia is the dazzling spiritual heart of Bulgarian Orthodoxy. One of the most inspiring religious buildings anywhere in the world, it stands as a testament to the devotion of the people of Sofia and the craftsmen who constructed its towering facades.
Holidaymakers wishing to experience the splendour of the cathedral should stay at a central hotel in Sofia. The Radisson Blu Grand Hotel, Sofia is within touching distance of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia and is the ideal base for tourists looking to explore the Bulgarian capital.
Things to see at the Alexander Nevsky Church in Sofia
The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a striking building, reaching a staggering 53 metres into the Sofia sky.
Completed in 1912, tourists can spend days marvelling at the cathedral's intrinsic exterior and Neo-Byzantine architecture. The Alexander Nevsky Church in Sofia is perhaps best known for its alluring golden cross-domed basilica, which fittingly has the Lord's Prayer inscribed on it.
The interior of the cathedral is awash with Italian marble, Brazilian onyx, alabaster and other luxurious materials with two royal thrones located under its magnificent altar. Holidaymakers can gaze in wonder at the Alexander Nevsky Church in Sofia's beautifully painted domes or view the collection of relics and holy objects that are kept throughout the building.
Staying in Sofia
The Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Sofia is the perfect option for tourists wishing to visit the cathedral alongside other popular attractions like the beautiful Borisova Gradina or Vitosha Boulevard. Guests will be able to take advantage of the hotel's excellent service levels,experience the fine cuisine and contemporary art pieces at Zig Zag Brasserie & Bar.