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Lovely well kept building

Nice place to visit renovated recently the main church is impressive as is the whole complex. It is... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
David W
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Wonderful place

It's one of the most important Monasteries in Bulgaria. It has been recently restaured and you can... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Loredana L
Bergamo, Italy
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Troyan, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice place to visit renovated recently the main church is impressive as is the whole complex. It is possible to stay here in rooms. there is a river running nearby nice veiws in the area.

Thank David W
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

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!

Thank Loredana L
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

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. There...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The monastery represents one of the most beautifull monasteries in Bulgaria. It is an amazing place with a great atmosphere. Entry is for free,you have to pay only for parking (2BGN/day).

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Miro1965
Reviewed 14 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The monastery is great at summer and also at winter time. We had a lunch in Troyan than we went to the monastery

Thank Elena B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

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

Thank doofvfood
Reviewed 30 September 2017

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

Thank Pimmetje_7
Reviewed 27 August 2017

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...

Thank Vasilia V
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