At present, the Troyan cloister is a complex of a main church and residential buildings, as well as two chapels- St Nikolay the Miracle-Worker and St. monastery details The Klisura Monastery is hidden in the picturesque valley of Vreshtitsa river, at the foot of Todorini Kukli peak in the the western part of the Balkan mountain.Klisura Monastery was founded in 1240 as at that time it was named Vreshetski.monastery details Ivanovo Rock Monastery was established in the twenties of 13th century by the monk Yakim.During the whole period of Second Bulgarian Kingdom, the monastery had developed strong relationships with the kings of Tarnovo.The Klisura Monastery offers accommodation at reasonable prices.monastery details The Aladzha rock monastery is situated only a few kilometers south of the Riviera Holiday Club sea resort and 2 km of Golden Sands seaside resort. At present, the remains of 20 residential premises and three churches, which were cut out on two levels in the almost 40-meter high limestone rock and connected via an external staircase dug into the rocks, will fascinate the visitor.
There are three churches in the monastery, the oldest one of which dated back to the 12th-13th century.
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Moreover, more people will be fascinated with one of the biggest cultural and historic treasures of Bulgaria, namely Bulgarian monasteries. Rila Monastery is the biggest monastery in Bulgaria.
It was built in the middle of 10th century by the hermit Ivan of Rila.
The present appearance of Rila Monastery dated back to the beginning of 19th century when the residential wings and the main church "The Nativity of the Virgin" were built.