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Central Sofia Cemetery

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Central Sofia Cemetery

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Basic Information

Location 1225 Sofia, Bulgaria
Country Bulgaria
City Sofia
Address Zavodskya St.14, Sofia

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Website http://www.heritageabroad.gov/Portals/0/documents/reports/Bulgaria%20Jewish%20sites%202011%20(2).pdf
Geographical Coordinates 42.72009,23.34029

Summary

The Central Sofia Cemetery or the Orlandovtsi Cemetery is the main cemetery in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. The cemetery has several chapels used by various Christian denominations, such as a Bulgarian Orthodox church of the Dormition of the Theotokos, a Roman Catholic chapel of Saint Francis of Assisi, an Armenian Apostolic chapel and a Jewish synagogue. The cemetery also features Russian, Serbian and Romanian military sections.

The Jewish section is located in the northern part of the cemetery.

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Country

Bulgaria

City

Sofia


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