Churches in Commemoration
After the Liberation in 1878, temples were erected to commemorate the victory and the fallen soldiers - St. Alexander Nevski in Sofia, the church in the town of Shipka, the cathedral Sveta Bogoroditza in Varna, and Sveti Sedmochisfenitzi in Sofia.
Churches that are more recent include Vanga's church in Rupite, the church in the Rhodopes village of Nedelino, and the church and chapel in the Krastova Gora in the Rhodopes.
The St. George Rotunda in Sofia (4th century cultural building) and the 11 th century church Sveti loan Predtecha in Kurdzhali (St John the Precursor), which is one of the most important Christian complexes on the Balkan Peninsula, a Byzantine bishops residence during the 11 th - 14th century - were recently restored and put back to operation.
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