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Just up from the Church of John near Ampitheatre.

A great church and worth a visit and take your time. Sometimes its locked but it does open like... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
stephen p
Norwich, United Kingdom

Wonderful murals and icons. Well worth a visit - tickets are available to visit several musems and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Bath, United Kingdom
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Ulitsa Ribarska | Oposite St Stephans Hotel, Nessebar 8230, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

A great church and worth a visit and take your time. Sometimes its locked but it does open like many small churches around this island.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stephen p
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Wonderful murals and icons. Well worth a visit - tickets are available to visit several musems and churches with a discount.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cap42
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Among 5-6 others, St. Stephen's is Nessebar's best Church. If you don't want to buy a combo ticket at the museum allowing you entrance to all of them, then do pay a separate one at Church's entrance (3 euros if I remember correctly). Beautiful 16...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

Went as part of our tour so we were lucky enough to have a guide who knew a lot about the frescos inside the church. A beautiful place that has an interesting history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kaparobi
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This church was recommended as he best to visit in Nessebar. It has some beautiful old colourful icons but there are no explanatory panels to explain what you are looking at. Worth a visit to see an old Bulgarian orthodox church but not an attraction...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This place was extremely beautiful and interesting. It would have been slightly better if you were actually informed on what each icon or artwork was etc..

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lydiacristina123
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. It was really beautiful but it would have been better if there were I formation boards telling you what was depicted

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank natalied992
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This church is recommended because both the architecture and the interior are very different from what we are used to seeing. The interior of the church is completely decorated with multicoloured frescoes icons & chandeliers. You can also buy various items. Admission was free. Note...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank vriejt
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Definately worth a visit, a beautifully decorated little church. Some of the murals must be very old indeed and somehow must have survived the years of Turkish occuptation. You can buy a pass to visit the many churches in Nessebar at the museum in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank RaynesMark
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This beautiful Orthodox Church was very elegant! I was surprised how beautiful it was! I feel the tranquillity here!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robertchang-chihchou
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Response from alisonheskett1968 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry just replied to your question but I mistakenly answered for another church I visited. For St Stephens, get a bus to Old Nessabar or can drive.