Church St. apostles Peter and Paul

Silistra, Bulgaria

Church St. apostles Peter and Paul in Silistra was built after the Crimean war by the masters from the leading in this period Dryanovo School of Architecture. The murals were painted by the famous Bulgarian painter prof.Kozhuharov. In 2001, during his visit to Bulgaria, the Pope John Paul II donated to Silistra Christian community part of the sacred relics of St. Dassiy. The relics - right shoulder bone are laid in a marble shrine box, which is kept in the Apostles St. Peter and Paul Metropolis Cathedral Temple. So far these have been the only authentic relics on display of a saint-martyr of early Christian times, whose name is known.St. Peter and Paul Shrine is declared monument of culture.