Shuttle to Rila Monastery plus Boyana Church
Enjoy a day in the mountains by exploring 2 UNESCO sites. Visit Rila Monastery and Boyana church, UNESCO World Heritage sites. The 8-hour tour will be with a group and a professional guide in English.
The tour departs early in the morning from in front of Alexander Nevski and the first stop is at the great UNESCO historical Boyana Church, located on the outskirts of Sofia. The Boyana Church consists of three buildings. The eastern church was built in the 10th century, then enlarged at the beginning of the 13th century by Sebastocrator Kaloyan, who ordered a second two story building to be erected next to it.
After exploring it, head to Rila Monastery. There you will admire the impressive architecture, the frescoes and hear a great speech about the history of the monastery from the guide. During the guided tour in the inner yard and the monastery museum, you will discover the most precious pieces that are kept from the past and all the facts and stories about the biggest Bulgarian monastery complex.