Boyana Church entrance ticket
- Learn about east European medieval history
- Discover the monument included in the UNESCO World Heritage List
- Admire 89 frescos with 240 human images painted onto interior walls
Explore Boyana Church, a medieval Bulgarian Orthodox church situated in the Boyana village, near Sofia with your entrance ticket. This monument is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and is the site to one of the most completely and perfectly preserved monuments of east European medieval history.
Travelers agree that the architecture and history make Boyana Church a destination, but it’s the 89 frescos with 240 human images painstakingly painted onto interior walls that have placed Boyana at the intersection of religion and art in Bulgaria.
The three historic buildings that make up the medieval Bulgarian Orthodox icon known as Boyana Church have been attracting visitors for over a hundred years. Each building was constructed in a distinctly different architectural style reflective of the time, taste and period it was created, making a visit to this famous landmark a truly unique experience.
The eastern church, Boyana’s oldest section, is one of the smallest, while the second section, built in the mid-13 century, is a two-floor wonder with tombs, semi-cylindrical vault and quiet family chapel. The final section of the church, which wasn’t built until the 19th century, showcases some of the most contemporary designs.
- Entrance ticket
- Children aged (0-7): Reduced
3 Boyansko Ezero Str., Sofia 1616
- Enter the church at anytime during opening hours with your ticket
- You can reach the church by the Bus #64 and #107 or private transportation
- Tuesdays to Sundays
- 4 January to 31 October 2019 from 9.30am to 5.30pm
- 1 November 2019 to 31 March 2020 from 9.00am to 5.00pm
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