St. Paraskeva Petka Orthodox Church, Varna

St. Paraskeva Petka Orthodox Church, Varna

The Sveta Paraskeva Petka Church - also known simply as Sveta Petka - was founded in the first years of the 20th Century. Unlike some other churches in the city, it remains intact in its original state. Interestingly, it was not painted until 1973 when a number of icons were added to the walls. These fascinating images of saints complete the experience of what is already a very beautiful church.

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Sight Name: St. Paraskeva Petka Orthodox Church
Sight Location: Varna, Bulgaria
Sight Type: Religious
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