Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (Aleksander Nevski Square, Sofia) — The gold-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was built in the early 20th century in memory of the 200,000 Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian and Bulgarian soldiers, who died in the Russo-Turkish War, 1877–1878. It is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in the world. The cathedral’s gold-plated dome is 45 m high, with the bell tower reaching 50.52 m.  Admission:  free.  Hours:  7:00 am – 6:00 pm daily.