Excursion to Rila Monastery

Excursion to Rila Monastery from Bansko Tourism

By: Bansko Tourism  02/09/2011
Keywords: tourism, tourist, excursions

Rila Monastery is the largest and most impressive monastery in Bulgaria with more than ten centuries of history. The Bulgarian Saint John of Rila once lived in the region of the monastery and his relics are still kept in the main church today, inspiring many visitors. The monastery has been visited over the years by many political and religious leaders, royal figures and tourists from around the world. The Rila Monastery is listed as one of the world heritage centres.

Keywords: Bulgaria, excursion, excursions, tourism, tourist