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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 Plana

Goats in Jeleznitsa

Goats in JeleznitsaThese goats were walking on the road with their babies. Herds are usually guarded by dogs that are in charge of keeping them together and scaring away strangers.Watch out as some...
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Jun 15, 2005

Jeleznitsa village

Jeleznitsa village is situated 20km south of Sofia on the ridges of Plana mountain at 900m above sea level. In the village surroundings were found 10 mineral springs, but most of them are difficult to...
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Jun 15, 2005

A walk in the flower carpets

A walk in the flower carpets Taking a walk in the full of flowers fields is good for your soul. You don't need any special skills, just pick something to drink, eat and a sheet or blanket to sit on...
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Jun 14, 2005

Walk through the Jeleznitza river

Walk through the Jeleznitza riverAs I said , the high debit of the river in June 2005 took away the bridges,so the only way to cross it is to take your shoes off and walk through the...
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Jun 14, 2005

Thym - Thymus Serpyllum

Vitosha is full of fields for cattle breeding that have good herbs if you know how to reckognize them.They give the air the special aroma of all mixed together.This one for example - Thymus Serpyllum...
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Jun 14, 2005

Wild plum trees

Wild plum fruits are still green and acid in June. They are good to be eaten when they turn yellow or red, depending on the variety. Watch out when you pick them from the tree,the branches have...
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Jun 14, 2005
 
 
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Jeleznitsa river

Jeleznitsa river runs through a forest deep into a narrow valley. The landscape is lovely , but make sure you have good hiking shoes to follow the water path. The rainshowers that dropped in june 2005...
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Jun 14, 2005

Wild Strawberries

Wild StrawberriesYummy ,yummy - these are the flowers and the fruits of the wild strawberry. There is plenty in Vitosha , just watch in your feet because the tricky things are hiding under the leaves....
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Jun 14, 2005

A zebra butterfly

A zebra butterflyI was trying to catch that buddy in flight as It had beautiful wings. But than it landed on a leaf and showed all its magnificence.
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Dec 18, 2005

Mr Charming Prince

Mr Charming Prince Don't you think that he is just missing the crown to look like the prince from the tale?Should I give him a kiss to see what comes out ?
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Jun 15, 2005

A potato plantation in the outskirts of Jeleznitza

A potato plantation in the outskirts of JeleznitzaI've seen the locals working on the fields, keeping everything in order.
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Jun 14, 2005

Horse in Jeleznitsa

Horses are a common sight around the villages at the foothills of the mountain. They are still used to pull carts,as the only fuel they need is green grass and water.
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