Varna Cathedral - The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, Varna, Bulgaria
The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgini in Varna has become one of the most popular symbols of this picturesque Bulgarian city on the western Black Sea coast. Its copper domes with golden glitter can be seen from different points of the Bulgarian sea capital city and add even more to the church's elegance and beauty. It is the cathedral of the Varna - Preslav metropolitan of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Opened for visitors every day with free entrance. If you would like to take pictures of the beautiful frescoes inside you have to pay 5 lv.
After the adoption of Christianity as the official and sole religion in the First Bulgarian Empire (681-1018) during the reign of Khan Boris I (852–889), Varna as an old Christian city became one of the most prominent religious centres in the large Bulgarian empire.