Global Treasures Boyana Bulgaria
Buy and Download >
In a suburb of Sofia, capital of Bulgaria, and located on the slopes of the
Vitoscha Mountains, is the country’s most worshipped-in historic building,
Boyana Church. It actually comprises three churches that over the centuries
have grown into a single entity.
The first building covers an area of six square metres and after two
centuries, a further two storey high church was added. The adjoining third
church followed in the nineteenth century and is a unique combination of various
The view of the western wall and circular ceiling of the Narthex, is quite
breathtaking as they are completely covered with art.
Restoration work has taken place for several years and since 2002 Boyana
Church has been open to the public.