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Bulgaria-0547 - Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker

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Church of St Nicholas the Miracle-Maker, was built on the site of the Saray Mosque, which was destroyed in 1882, after the liberation of Bulgaria by Russia from the Ottoman Empire. The five domes are coated with gold. The bells were donated by Emperor Nicholas II.

 

Construction began in 1907 and the church was consecrated in 1914.

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Taken on May 5, 2012