The cathedral St. St. Cyril and Methodius, Burgas


The cathedral St. St. Cyril and Methodius is the biggest Orthodox Church in the city of Burgas. It was built during the period 1894-1907, according to plans of the Italian architect Ricardo Toskani. The church is a three-nave basilica. The great hall of the cathedral is divided by five coupled marble columns. The main dome stands over the twelve-walled drum with small windows. The beautiful stained glass at the main entrance portrays the holy brothers Cyril and Methodius. Authors of the unique frescoes here are the famous Bulgarian painters Prof. Gyudzhenov and Kozhuharov, best known for their work in the cathedral “St. Alexander Nevski” in Sofia