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Dryanovo Monastery, Dryanovo

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 25 reviews on the web
The Dryanovo Monastery is a functioning Bulgarian Orthodox monastery situated in the Andaka River Valley, in Bulgarka Nature Park in the central part of Bulgaria five kilometers away from the town of Dryanovo. It was founded in the 12th century, during the Second Bulgarian Empire, and is dedicated to Archangel Michael. Twice burnt down and pillaged during the Ottoman rule of Bulgaria, the monastery was restored at it present place in 1845. It was the site of several battles during the April Uprising of 1876.
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  • This is a great place to visit. Parking is 1lev but free to visit. Peaceful and a great place to loose time. The restaurant is a must the local monastery bean soup was so flavoured. The chips were flu...  read more »
  • The monestary buildings are nestled in a valley surrounded by beautiful towering mountains next to a stream, so it's a gorgeous setting for morning / afternoon visit. The ride alone takes you through ...  read more »
  • This monastery is not large and imposing as other ones, it has its own spirit. Placed by a small river and a beautiful cave in the heart of the mountain it's been a refugee place for Bulgarian rebels ...  read more »
  • Really amazing place with great history. The old spirit can be felt in each corner
  • A bit too commercialised, but very beautiful.
  • divine and majestic
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