This is the new and active rock monastery. Mildly strenuous but short walk up the cliff stairs. Interesting site overall. Ancient living rooms, chapel, artifacts. 5 living monks have 2 masses daily and you will probably see some of them.
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Heard many time s from my friends about this place and saw some photos from their FB pages.Decided to bring my international friends to pay a visit here.Four days back, there was tragedy with the couple of monks from this monastery,they die in a car...More
I went there after my visit to Ivanovo rock monastery and may be that is why I took it as its shadow. However, the place is very well maintained, beautiful and picturesque, although not as ancient. It is worth a visit though.
We were on a small group all day excursion to Viekolo Tornovo out of Bucharest, and we stopped here for about 30 minutes to see this historical place that has grown out of original caves dug into the side of the mountain to become a...More
Stopped by and glad I did as it is interesting to see a monastery built into the side of a hill. An hour is plenty of time to see it so stop by but don't plan on spending a day.
This rock monastery is very easy to get to as it is a short drive from Ruse (app. 10 km). Impressing place craved in a rock accessible through a narrow staircase. Not suitable for disabled people. Once up there one can write wish on a...More
The monastery was a great site to see, as it was carved into the face of the mountain. There also beautiful murals decorating the monastery walls. Even the surrounding landscape was a site to see. There were great photo opportunities thought out the site.
The rock monastery was great to view. It is built into a cliff on the side of a mountain. You can walk room to room which has about 4 rooms. There is a chapel, prayer room, I really enjoyed it. If you have ever been...More
It is a small but very impressive cave monastery but a growing number of possibilities to do around. Every year they are building more and more around the caves, which allow for a nice relaxing stop. The garden is beautiful, there is a traditional rustic...More