Monasteries and churches in Bulgaria

The “St. John the Precursor”
2016-09-26
The “St. John the Precursor” monastery of Lopushana is situated at 300 m altitude above sea-level near the town of Chiprovtsi. In the place of the present-day m...
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The “Assumption” monastery in Cherepish
2008-12-28
The “Assumption” monastery in Cherepish is situated 29 km from Vratsa in the Iskar Gorge. It was built during the rule of Tsar Ivan Shishman (1371-1393). In the...
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The “St. John of Rila” monastery in Chiprovtsi
2008-12-28
The “St. John of Rila” monastery in Chiprovtsi is situated along the Chiprovska Ogosta River, 4 km from the little town of Chiprovtsi, which is popular with its...
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The “St. Archangel Michael” monastery
2008-12-28
The “St. Archangel Michael” monastery in Kokalyane is situated in a picturesque area in Plana Planina between the villages Kokalyane and Zheleznitsa. It is also...
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The “Transfiguration” monastery
2008-12-28
The “Transfiguration” monastery is situated near Veliko Tarnovo, 10km from Tsarevets. The “Transfiguration” monastery was founded in 14th c., but the modern bui...
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The “Nativity of the Mother of God” monastery
2016-09-26
The “Nativity of the Mother of God” monastery is situated 4 km from the town of Kalifarevo in the Veliko Tarnovo area. It was founded between 1348 - 1350 by the...
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Plakovo monastery “St. Prophet Iliya “
2008-12-28
Plakovo monastery “St. Prophet Iliya “is near the village of Plakovo in Veliko Tarnovo region. It was founded during the time of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom an...
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The “Holy Virgin” monastery of Arbanasi
2008-12-28
The “Holy Virgin” monastery of Arbanasi is situated at the beginning of the village of Arbanasi, 5 km from the city of Veliko Tarnovo. It was founded during the...
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“St. John the Theologian” monastery of Zemen
2008-12-28
“St. John the Theologian” monastery of Zemen is situated near the town of Zemen, 15 km from the international Sofia – Kyustendil and Gyushevo road. It is not dw...
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Kabile Monastery
2008-12-28
The “Birth of God’s Mother” monastery is situated close to the Kabile reserve, 6 km from the city of Yambol. In 4-5th c. the monastery was a big religious ce...
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“St. Nikola” monastery of Kapinovo
2008-12-28
“St. Nikola” monastery of Kapinovo is situated between the city of Veliko Tarnovo and the town of Elena. As some legends have it, the monastery owes its establi...
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The “Assumption” monastery of Sokolski
2016-09-26
The “Assumption” monastery of Sokolski is situated 18 km from the city of Gabrovo in the Sokolova Cave area. Its founder was the first Father Superior Archimand...
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