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Lovely, peaceful and nature is great

This monastery is located close to Etropole, my home town btw :) it has always been well maintained... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Neli S
via mobile
Some zen in the forest

The monastery has been renovated in the past years. The road to it goes trough deep forest with... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
Sofia, Bulgaria
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23 Sep 2018
“Nice Monastery In A Quiet Setting”
26 Aug 2016
“Lovely, peaceful and nature is great”
Foot of the Cherni Vruh Peak, Balkan Mountain Range, Etropole 2180, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Visited the Etropole Monastery after navigating the narrow road that leads to the site. As most monasteries are located in rural settings usually on a hilltop or deep in a valley, the drive here was a bit harrowing. Regardless, once you arrive the parking is...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This monastery is located close to Etropole, my home town btw :) it has always been well maintained and pieceful. There is summer celebration when all people from Etropole gather there for picnic and korban celebration with the best sheep soup ever. The waterfal is...More

Thank Neli S
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The monastery has been renovated in the past years. The road to it goes trough deep forest with fantastic trees. The nature all over is good for walks and picnics. The church itself is very beautiful. The surrounding area is well maintained. When you visit...More

Thank 353deyanb
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Etropole Monastery is one of my favorite places around the town of Etropole. Whenever I have friends coming to my home town, I definitely take them there. It is so quiet and peaceful, very beautiful in all seasons. I especially like the waterfall nearby. The...More

Thank Mariya D
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I have visited the monastery a couple of times and last July I have attended a wedding in the monastery - it is a great place for such celebrations. Church is renovated, yard looks really nice. A new build road through the forest takes you...More

Thank 1_mergie_1
Reviewed 7 April 2015

The nature on the way is amazing- we saw semi wild horses, lots of storks and the mountain further on is great! There is a nice road, covered with sand, so although it was snowing, we had no problem driving upwards, but one must be...More

Thank KGKanev
Reviewed 25 October 2013

A beautiful extremely old and so well kept place good winding road to the monastry and a small souvineer shop which is well priced.full of history and a lovely waterfall easy walk at the rear of the buildings. Well worth the visit.

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