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Worth a visit

After visiting Rila and Bachkovo, we weren't sure of visiting yet another monastery, but decided to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Quiet beautiful

This is the third largest monastery in Bulgaria, officially called "Monastery of the Dormition of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Troyan, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After visiting Rila and Bachkovo, we weren't sure of visiting yet another monastery, but decided to have a look at Troyan monastery as we had stopped in Troyan en route to Koprivshtitsa from Veliko Tarnovo. We are happy we visited, as it's an impressive site....More

Thank doofvfood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third largest monastery in Bulgaria, officially called "Monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God". A lot of renovation work has been done and is ongoing here. Compared to the other two large monasteries it is lovely quiet here...More

Thank Pimmetje_7
Reviewed 27 August 2017

A big monastery with many photo points. Visit the room where Vasil Levski hid. And remember to be wearing comfortable shoes, high heels are not the best option - there are cobble stones and a few narrow steps...

Thank VasilevaV
Reviewed 2 August 2017 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 22 July 2017

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
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