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Church of St John Aliturgetos, Nesebar, Bulgaria

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A: Church of St John Aliturgetos in Nessebar

by Istvan Bozsik, 10 meters away

Once one of the most beautiful churches of Nessebar, though it was never consecrated ("aliturgetos")....

Church of St John Aliturgetos in Nessebar

B: Nessebar-sunset-Bulgaria

by Panostudio.hu, 60 meters away

Nessebar-sunset-Bulgaria

E: Nessebar Market

by Reza Pazhouhesh, 290 meters away

The ancient town with millennia-old history is on a romantic rocky peninsula, connected to the mainla...

Nessebar Market

F: Entering Old Nessebar. Cloudy morning 2014

by Alexander Murvanidze, 300 meters away

Entering Old Nessebar. Cloudy morning 2014

G: Nessebar church

by Reza Pazhouhesh, 310 meters away

The ancient town with millennia-old history is on a romantic rocky peninsula, connected to the mainla...

Nessebar church

H: Nessebar

by Reza Pazhouhesh, 320 meters away

The ancient town with millennia-old history is on a romantic rocky peninsula, connected to the mainla...

Nessebar

I: St. George Square in Old Nessebar, Bulgaria 2014

by Alexander Murvanidze, 460 meters away

St. George Square in Old Nessebar, Bulgaria 2014

J: Ruins of Basilica of Holy Mother Eleusa, Summer 2014

by Alexander Murvanidze, 570 meters away

Ruins of Basilica of Holy Mother Eleusa, Summer 2014

This panorama was taken in Bulgaria, Europe

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