Rila Monastery (Рилски манастир) Rila Mountain, Bulgaria

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from FranceKiara Mian landmarks 57/362 | continents 6/7 | comments 4 | reviews 0 2013-04-28 17:37

This monastery looks great!

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Rila Monastery
(Рилски манастир)

The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It is situated in the southwestern Rila Mountains, 117 kilometers south of the capital Sofia in the deep valley of the Rilska River at an elevation of 1147 meters above sea level.

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