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Day Trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church from Sofia
"Rila Monastery is the largest the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery founded in 10th c. by the most honored Bulgarian saint Ivan Rilski (John of Rila). The oldest building is Hrelyo’s tower from 14th c. The monastery is situated among the rocky peaks and ancient pine forests of Rila Mountains.The distance between so you can perfectly combine a visit to both the monastery and the church.""""Two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day only. Rila Monastery is the largest the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery
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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia
"Meet your guide near Alexander Nevsky Square in central Sofia and settle into your air-conditioned minivan. Then relax on your roughly 2-hour journey to UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery tucked in the pine-forested Rila Mountains in southwest Bulgaria.Enjoy the views over rural Bulgaria as you travel and hear enlightening facts about the monastery. Founded in 927 AD by hermit monk Ivan Rilski or ‘John of Rila’ Bulgaria’s patron saint; this photogenic walled complex came to symbolize the Bulgarian national identity and is considered a masterpiece of Slav architecture for its arcaded balconies and splendid frescoes.On arrival enjoy a guided tour of the main courtyard and five-domed church admiring its vivid fresco-coated colonnades as you enter. Then
From EUR35.00
 
Sofia Full-Day Tour
"The tour starts with a visit to Boyana Church a UNESCO listed site followed by a visit to the National Historical Museum. Here you will see many collections of artifacts of Balkan history. Then you will go to Pancharevo Lake for a lunch break (food at your own expense) and rest in nature.The tour will continue w the Administration of the President the National Archaeological Museum the 16th century Banya Bashi Mosque St. Nedelya (old metropolitan cathedral)
From EUR83.00

More Things to Do in Naroden Park Vitosha

What is this?

To me it looks like a radar station, or maybe it is a part of the meteorological station? It is situated on Mt. Malak Rezen, on the way to Cerni Vrh. Whatever it is, it's a nice motif for a photo. And...
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Rusket
Oct 10, 2006

Snow

Do you love snow? If yes, you can see some even in mid-July! There is some hardened snow left on northern slopes. We came across a patch on the way down to Aleko. As you can see on the pic, you can...
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ChristinaNest
Aug 01, 2006

Views from Cherny Vruh

If you're climbing Cherny Vruh, don't forget your zoom lens. The views are great from all sides of the top, so make sure you go around. On one side, you can see Rila mountain, still covered in snow...
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ChristinaNest
Aug 01, 2006

Climbing Cherny Vrah

Takes around 2 hours from Aleko, there are several trails, some very steep, some easier. The views are worth it. On the top, there's a small pub at the Meteorological station, where you can also bring...
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ChristinaNest
Aug 01, 2006

Bungy Jumping site?

This tip is meant for my friend Pocketpiglet, cause he is so fond of bungyjumping. As you can see I was only testing, cause I had no rope. Looks like it is not high enough for me. But Piglet is a lot...
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Backpackermoose
Jul 31, 2006

Flora

There are more than 1500 species of plants within the boundaries of the national park. Some of them are endemic, and some endangered. Especially this high the flora is vulnerable. So dont pick any,...
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Rusket
Jul 30, 2006
 
 
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Moraines

The moraines, also called stone rivers, are typical for Vitosha National Park. The largest ones are up to 2 km in length and 50 m in width.There are eight of them, left by anxient glaciers. Many of...
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Rusket
Jul 30, 2006

Multiuse meteorological station

The meteorological station on top Cerni Vrh was finished in 1935, and is still in use. But it also serves as a shelter in case of bad weather, there is a restaurant serving excellent bulgarian food...
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Rusket
Jul 30, 2006

"Inventor" of bulgarian mountain tourism

This monument near Cerni Vrh must be for Aleko Konstantinov, writer and democrat: The nickname he gave himself in one of his short stories, Shastlivetsa (The Lucky Man) is written under the relief...
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Rusket
Jul 30, 2006

Cherni Vrah

Cherni Vrah (meaning The Black Peak) is the highest peak of Vitosha mountain (2290m) and the 4th highest one in Bulgaria.It is easily reached form Sofia. There are a lot of routes leading to Cherni...
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Childish
Jul 17, 2006

route:from Knjazhevo to Zlatni mostove

This is my favourite route in Vitosha.How to get there with the public transportation:Take the tram No 5 from the Court House to Knjazhevo -get down the last stop. You need about 30min to get there....
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Childish
May 22, 2006

Enjoy autumn colours in Vitosha

Take the chair-lift and ride over beautifully coloured trees. On the way to Cherny vrah you can also see some red-and -yellow fieelds and forests. The mountain is really great in all seasons, there's...
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ChristinaNest
May 11, 2006

Stone Rivers

See the power of nature!These stone rivers were formed thousands or millions years ago as the snow melted and rolld down. In Bulgarian they ar called 'moreni' (morrains?). There are several stone...
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ChristinaNest
May 05, 2006

Collecting herbs

There you can freely collect a lot of kinds of herbs. So take a few bags with you and you can pick some herbs while going around. The most popular herbs are: thyme (for colds), St.John's wort ( colds,...
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ChristinaNest
May 05, 2006

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Maria Luiza Blvd 60, Sofia, 1202, Bulgaria
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6 Bella Donna Str, Dragalevtzi district, Sofia, 1000, Bulgaria
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126 Simeonovsko Shosse, Sofia, 1434, Bulgaria
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110 A Simeonovsko Chaussee Blvd., Sofia, 1434, Bulgaria
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Top 5 Naroden Park Vitosha Writers

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"Vitosha Mountain"
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"Welcome to My home playground"
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"Hike to Cerni Vrh"
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"Vitosha Mountain"
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"A high place in Bulgaria"
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