The residential buildings of the Kapinovo Monastery were erected in 1856 by the funds of brothers Horozovi from the town of Elena. monastery details The Kilifarevo Monastery The Nativity of Virgin Mary is established in 1348 from the renowned Bulgarian clergyman, Teodosii Turnovski with the generous support of the Bulgarian ruler Ivan Aleksander.Teodosii became an abbot in the monastery and turned it into one of the most significant educational and literal centre of the Orthodox Hesychasm.Due to its origin, the monastery combines three cultures Byzantine, Georgian and Bulgarian.
It is believed that the monastery was a part of the group of monasteries which arose in 14th and 15th century around Sofia.
monastery details Dryanovo monastery St Archangel Michael is situated in the picturesque gorge of Dryanovo River , 4km away from the town of Dryanovo, 14km away from Gabrovo and 24km away from the historical town of Veliko Turnovo.
The legend says that the holy cloisters existence may have been closely related to the name of the hermit Ivan Rilski, who had settled in one of the caves in the Varovitets region before choosing solitude life in Rila.
Nevertheless, the local people of Etropole declared the place holy and laid the foundations of the present-day monastery. Trinity monastery was one of the biggest literacy centres at Bulgarian lands in XVI and XVII century as the popular Etropole calligraphic and art school was established there. George the Victorious was established in the middle of 13th century by the Ukrainian prince Glozh who settled in the area of the present village Glozhene with the permission of the Bulgarian king Ivan Assen II.
He built there a monastery dedicated to the icon St.
George the Victorious, which he carried with him all the way from the land of Ukraine.monastery details Arapovski Monastery was established in the middle of 19th century near an antique spring.The construction was done in 1856 and 3 years later the main church "St. The most unique bulding in Arapovski Monastery is the church tower. monastery details Cherepish Monastery was established during the reign of tsar Ivan Shishman.Bulgaria Monasteries is a website which is uniquely created to reveal the beautiful world of Bulgarian monasteries to you and give you the starting point for your journey through the land of monasteries.You will find on our website in detail and illustrated information for over 120 monasteries in Bulgaria.monastery details Ivanovo Rock Monastery was established in the twenties of 13th century by the monk Yakim.