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Boyana Church (UNESCO/NHK)

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Boyana Church (UNESCO/NHK)
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Located on the outskirts of Sofia, Boyana Church consists of three buildings. The eastern church was built in the 10th century, then enlarged at the beginning of the 13th century by Sebastocrator Kaloyan, who ordered a second two storey building to be erected next to it. The frescoes in this second church, painted in 1259, make it one of the most important collections of medieval paintings. The ensemble is completed by a third church, built ... Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai URL: https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/42/
Publication date: Tuesday, 20 May 2014
Author: NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
Copyright: © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
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Boyana Church
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