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It's one of the most important Monasteries in Bulgaria. It has been recently restaured and you can enjoy the amazing wall paintings of the typical Bulgarian craft. It's a place full of history and tradition!
I visited this Monastery with a friend. Entrance to the Monastery is free but you need to pay 2 Lev for parking. The site is just beautiful with nice plants and buildings. The paintings and famous icons in the main chapel are also amazing.
Probably 15 kilometers from Troyan. Excellent opportunity to see and understand Bulgarian renaisence religious and cultural life. You can sleep there too. Local handcrafts are available at the open air market outside the monastery.
Although quite a bit older the monastery of Troyan, as it appears today, is mainly a creation of the Bulgarian Renaissance, that attractive architectonic style, which flourished in the 19th century. The monastery is about 10km outside the town of Troyan, well known for its...More
After visiting Rila and Bachkovo, we weren't sure of visiting yet another monastery, but decided to have a look at Troyan monastery as we had stopped in Troyan en route to Koprivshtitsa from Veliko Tarnovo. We are happy we visited, as it's an impressive site....More
This is the third largest monastery in Bulgaria, officially called "Monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God". A lot of renovation work has been done and is ongoing here.
Compared to the other two large monasteries it is lovely quiet here...More
A big monastery with many photo points. Visit the room where Vasil Levski hid. And remember to be wearing comfortable shoes, high heels are not the best option - there are cobble stones and a few narrow steps...