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Basarbovo Monastery, Basarbovo

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Basarbovo Monastery - the Monastery of Saint Dimitar Basarbowski - is a Bulgarian-orthodox cave monastery near the city of Ruse in north-eastern Bulgaria. It has the same name as the nearby village of Basarbovo and lies about 35 metres above the river Rusenski Lom, south of the Danube.The oldest written mention of the monastery dates to the 15th century in an Ottoman tax register.
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  • 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. ...  more »
  • Not far from Ruse suggestive monastery in the rock. Today tree monks live inside. Nice view of the surrounding valley. 
  • This place is one of the most important old monastery of Bulgaria. There is a mistic sensation. There are inside old orthodox wood paintings, with typical Bizantine style. Inside the monastery there a...  more »