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Aprox. 700 years old monastry from 7 km from Melnik.
This summer was the second visit, and we enjoyed again...
If you can avoid a larger group of tourists or wait for them to leave, you can feel the absolutely harmony and peace of this...More
The road to the monastery is as interesting as the place itself. The monastery is small, but tranquil. They ask that visitors respect the wishes for no photographs and for quiet. The day we were there we saw no evidence of this, which I found...More
While this small monastery lacks colorful murals and grand scale of Rila monastery, we found this Rozhen monastery a unique and pleasant place to visit. It has a grape vinery planted on top of the area inside the monastery. Its murals, while damaged, have a...More
10 minutes, 6km from the city museum of Melnik by car or take an eco path walking то discover a medieval jewellery - Bulgarian orthodox monastery Birth of Virgin Mary , with amazing wood carving iconostas - real masterpiece, and old icons. The date of...More
Ignore guidebooks that say the path from Melnik is difficult to find. The path has been opened up and is clear. There is a slightly steep climb at one part, but it is short and the views are lovely. After this, the path is narrow...More
Certainly Rozhen Monastery is no secret, as street signs clearly point the way. However, when visiting on a cold January afternoon, we felt like we stumbled upon a hidden gem. This peaceful retreat has plenty of beautiful frescoes to admire. I understand only a few...More
Melnik is full of them. I have personally tried Bolyarka and Pri Shestaka (but it was several years ago) and Chavkovata kashta (the beginning of March 2017) and was pleased with all of them. They all had their own wine, too... More
Melnik is full of them. I have personally tried Bolyarka and Pri Shestaka (but it was several years ago) and Chavkovata kashta (the beginning of March 2017) and was pleased with all of them. They all had their own wine, too (or so they claimed :-)).