Monasteries and churches

Monasteries and churches in Bulgaria

The “St. John the Precursor”
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
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
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
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
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
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 “
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
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
“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
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
“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
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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