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Melnik and Rozhen Monastery
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“car park” (2 reviews)
“day trip” (2 reviews)
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Rozhen, Melnik 2820, Bulgaria
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not so awesome as Rila Monastery but if you are in Melnik you should see this place. Great view on the way from Melnik to Rozhen.

Thank Marcin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place to spend an hour. Church surrounded by walls with apartments in for monks. Lots of nice pictures very old and prescious with intricate wood camping and other curios. Great views of surrounding cuontryside.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really well preserved old monastery. A calm surroundings, beautiful nature and a nice view to the famous rock pyramids. The church is is with really beautiful wall-paintings, but the thing that we enjoyed the most is that here is really calm and...More

Thank Eva T
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Cozy, spiritual, marvelous place all together! It is a must visit! We hiked there from Melnik; the views are divine!

Thank Polly R
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Loved the experience of being there early in the morning and watching the monks pray. Peaceful and idyllic.

Thank Sanny07
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Quiet and off the beaten path. The inside of the church is spectacular as is the painting of Judgement Day outside. The vine in the courtyard offers shade and rest.if you follow the signs for the footpath to Melnik for maybe 10 or 15 minutes...More

Thank H1732015
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This tour by aviator was the oddest one we have ever taken. Perhaps I didn't request an English speaking guide. Regardless we still had fun and enjoyed our day. Our driver did not speak English. He was not a tour guide...he referred to his name...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This little monastery is situated 6km outside the city of Melnik, in the small city of Rozhen (which means Born). The only way to get there is by car through some really narrow roads, but it's worth it. In this small monastery, there are frescos...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice place. An old monastery placed in a beautiful landscape. Unfortunately the zone is not sure. Thieves broke in the monastery parking, so pay atention.

Thank Bogdan B
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The place was full with history. Lots of things to see. The people who are selling souvenirs was very helpful and the souvenirs are nice and cheap.

Thank karatekar
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Amaliamosacho
1 April 2017|
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Response from NevaVP | Reviewed this property |
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
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