Monasteries

  • Aladzha Monastery

    This is one of the few preserved and accessible rock monasteries in Bulgaria...

  • Arbanassi Monasteries

    There are two monasteries in the village of Arbanassi, which is situated 3 km away from Veliko Tarnovo - St.Nikola and Holy Virgin.

  • Bachkovo Monastery

    This is one of the oldest monasteries in the Bulgarian lands.

  • Cherepish Monastery

    History links the name of Sophronius of Vratsa with two monasteries which are quite distant one from another – the Kapinovo and the Cherepish monasteries.

  • Dryanovo Monastery

    Founded during the Second Bulgarian Kingdom, the Dryanovo monastery has been destroyed and re-built several times.

  • Ivanovo Rock Monastery

    This fascinating monastery is located in almost a cosmic landscape - rock massifs, embracing the picturesque river valley near the city of Rousse.

  • Kapinovo Monastery

    When looked at from the North, the Kapinovo Monastery strikingly resembles a medieval fortress.

  • Kilifarevo Monastery

    The Kilifarevo Monastery has gone down in the annals of Bulgarian history as the "Second University of Mediaeval Bulgaria"..

  • Kremikovtsi Monastery

    It was founded during the 14th century, during the rule of Tzar Ivan Alexander, when 14 monasteries known as the "Sofia Mount Athos" were erected around Sofia.

  • Rila Monastery

    This monastery is the most impressive monument of the Bulgarian National Revival period.

  • Rozhen Monastery

    Situated far to the south in the Pirin area, 6 km from Melnik, the Rozhen monastery is one of the few medieval Bulgarian monasteries well preserved until today.

  • Shipka Monastery

    The Shipka Monastery is a symbol of an epoch-making event for Bulgaria - it was built in living memory to the Bulgarian revolutionaries and the Russian soldiers who died during the Russian-Turkish Liberation War of 1877-78.

  • Transfiguration Monastery

    Erected 7 km to the North of Veliko Tarnovo, the Transfiguration Monastery is a masterpiece of the 11th-century art and architectural principles.

  • Troyan Monastery

    Above all, the Troyan Monastery is famous for the creative work of Zahari Zograph who painted both the exterior and the interior of the church.

  • Zemen Monastery

    The Zemen monastery is famous for the church frescoes, which date back to the 11th and the 14th centuries and do not belong to the formal courses of medieval mural painting.

 

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