Rila Monastery Day Trip from Sofia
This tour will show you one of the best Bulgarian monasteries and UNESCO sight - the Rila Monastery.
Rila Monastery is the most exquisite example of monastery art and architecture of Bulgaria. The Church of the Nativity of the Virgin with its miraculous icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis, the Monastery kitchen, the Rila Monastery Museum keeping the long and heroic history of the monastery.
Also see the beautiful wood-carved cross, created for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael, the Hrelyu's Tower and many spectacular views from the mountain and the surrounding nature are the highlights of this tour. The duration of the tour is approximately 8 hours. The tour ends behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral.