• Language

The Keeper of Faith

Sofia – Rila Monastery (UNESCO)

The route can be completed within 1 day. It is intended for an automobile or organized bus transport. On the way to the Rila Monastery, tourists can visit the Stobski Pyramids. The monastery can also be visited from the city of Plovdiv, Pamporovo and Blagoevgrad.


Sofia

Sofia is Bulgaria’s capital and its largest city. Founded thousands of years ago, today the city continues to develop as the country’s cultural and economic center. At present, the city has a population of 1,250,000. Sofia is located in the western part of the country, on The Sofia Plain and on the lower slopes of Mount Vitosha. The city’s average altitude is 550 meters above sea ...

Read more
Rila Monastery

Rila Monastery is one of the symbols of Bulgaria and is also a popular tourist destination. The monastery lies in the recesses of Rila Mountain, between Rilska and Drushlyavitsa Rivers, at 1147 m above mean sea level. It is located about 120 km away from Sofia and 41 km away from Blagoevgrad. Rila holy cloister was founded in the first half of the 10th century. Its history is directly ...

Read more

MULTIMEDIA
National Museum of History, Boyana Church Branch - Sofia Cultural Events, Festivals and Gatherings in Bulgaria Sofia Religious Landmarks Bulgaria’s Treasures
The Monasteries in Bulgaria Rila Monastery The Wonders of Bulgaria National Holidays Monasteries in Bulgaria
RECOMMENDED TO SEE All
Античен театър в град Пловдив The Saint Nicholas Maglizh Monastery

The Saint Nicholas Maglizh Monastery (“Saint Nicholas of the Fog Monastery”) is located a mile north of the city Maglizh on the slopes ...

Античен театър в град Пловдив Maritime Museum, City of Varna

The Maritime Museum in Varna is situated in the most attractive region of the city of Varna – at the sea shore, in the southernmost point ...

Античен театър в град Пловдив Sveshtarska Tomb

The historical and archaeological reservation of Sboryanovo covers the territory in the west part of Ludogorsko Plateau, along the river ...

Античен театър в град Пловдив The Bachkovo Monastery “Assumption of the Virgin” and the village of Bachkovo

The Bachkovo Monastery “Assumption of the Virgin” is located in the southern part of the village Bachkovo, 10 kilometers south of ...

Античен театър в град Пловдив The Smolyan Regional Historical Museum

The Smolyan Regional Historical Museum was founded in 1935 by the community leader Stoyu Nedelchev Nikolov (1865-1937) – a famous ...