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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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  • 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 »
  • The monastery is small but so beautiful and have a lovely garden, if you are not Bulgarian you have to pay 3 lev but it´s a reasonable ammount, the view is beautiful from the top, please be careful wh...  more »
  • St. Demetrius monastery near the village of Basarbovo is only applicable to date rock monastery in Bulgaria. Was founded in XIV-XV centuries. The cave complex is very small, basic services today are held in a modern land-based church.
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