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The Etropolski Monastery “St. Trinity”

The Etropolski Monastery “St. Trinity”

The Etropolski Monastery “St. Trinity” is located about 6 kilometers east of the town Etropole. It is believed to be founded in the 12th century AD. The monastery is a complex of a church, residential buildings and farm buildings. The church was built in 1859 AD. The complex includes two chapels – “St. John the Baptist” and “St. Kozma and St. Damyan”. In the 16th – 17th century the monastery used to be the greatest spiritual center in northern Bulgaria. The Varovitets karst spring, which forms a beautiful waterfall, is located near the monastery.

The monastery was declared a cultural monument. The memorial day of the monastery is Pentecost (The day of the Holy Trinity).


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Opening hours

Opening hours:

March – October: 7.00 am – 8.00 pm
November – February: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm

Guided tours are conducted by the priest in Bulgarian, free of charge

Contacts

Etropolski monastery:

Tel :+359 887 982089

Website www.sofia.bg/manastiri/ssvgora.htm

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