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Special place

We came here and asked to stay in one of the rooms for the night. It was very special to come back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lindsaykupf
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Paris, France
via mobile
Must See Historical sight

excellent afternoon visit this is one of the larger Monasteries in the area, and is very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
C7119HTpetert
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Troyan, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here and asked to stay in one of the rooms for the night. It was very special to come back from dinner and be alone in the courtyard looking at this beautiful monastery. Same thing early in the morning. Rooms were simple but...More

1  Thank lindsaykupf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent afternoon visit this is one of the larger Monasteries in the area, and is very interesting, on many levels, historically & not just for Christians, the town of Troyan is also a "Must see" visit

Thank C7119HTpetert
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nestling in the beautiful mountains of the Stara Planina, this monastery isn't on such a grand scale as its rather more famous cousin in Rila, but I felt it gave it even more character and charm and is well worth a visit. The road access...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I've been there several times last few years, but this year Monastery looks great, because of the good restoration work and opened new places for visitors.

Thank Калин М
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A small and quaint monestary with a beautifully painted church and a little museum room dedicated to Levski. Worth visiting if you're in the area,but nothing to go out of your way for.

Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This Monastery has a lot to offer, history, spiritual retreat, great location. Unfortunately management seems to be not so good

Thank Dimitar G
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Troyan monastery is one of the most worshiped monasteries in Bulgaria. It is situated in a picturescal area surrounded by forest and old time villages. It has played an important role into Bulgarian history many times. Vasil Levski (Bulgaria national hero) was using the place...More

1  Thank Deyan B
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great historical monument, a place that means a lot especially when thinking about Bulgarian liberty and one of the most important bulgarian man of all times - Vasil Levski. Go to enjoy the yard and architecture. It is great.

Thank Neli S
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place to visit but definitely not a monastery anymore. There is too much commercialization in the place.

Thank onji
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

It is historical monastery that survived Otoman rule of Bulgaria with amazing handpainted church. Gives you good insight of life of monks during from 17-19 century. Beatifull and spiritual (when not too busy with visitors). It is also fully functional ortodox Christian facility and offers...More

Thank AlexPackov
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