Day out Sofia: Rila Monastery

Last week, I told you about a wee church - but a very special church - on the outskirts of Sofia. Well, I decided to remain in Bulgaria just a bit longer. This week, I thought I'd take you along to another treasure. Today, we're going [...]

2016-04-14T18:17:13+01:0030 March 2016|Art and architecture, Bulgaria, UNESCO World Heritage|

World at a Glance: The Magic of Boyana

Inside this unassuming building in a woodland park just outside the Bulgarian capital is an absolute treasure. This, you see, is Boyanska tsărkva, or Boyana Church of St. Nicholas and St. Pantaleimon. It's actually a bit bigger than it looks here, comprising three buildings, in an interesting [...]

2016-03-25T19:16:40+01:0025 March 2016|Art and architecture, Bulgaria, UNESCO World Heritage|
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