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12/10/2013 07:48 am ET | Updated Jan 25, 2014

Sofia, Bulgaria: A Travel Tuesday Of Stately Proportions

Come yonder with us to Sofia, Bulgaria's capital, in honor of #TravelTuesday.

Sofia is a charming city of cobblestones, religion, and small nesting dolls.

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Below is Alexsander Nevsky Cathedral, one of the biggest Eastern Orthodox churches in the world.

The cathedral can fit 10,000 people inside and has, on proud display, a "relic" which is probably a rib fragment from Alexander Nevsky, who was a prince and an Orthodox saint.

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Other highlights in Sofia include the vendors on Slaveykov Square and the changing of the guard at the Presidential Palace.

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The city's statue of Saint Sofia was built in the year 2000 and stands in a spot that previously housed a statue of Vladimir Lenin. Her name means wisdom, and she looks out over the town with a protective gaze.

Chao, Saint Sofia!

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