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Glozhene Monastery (Sveti Georgi Pobedonosets)

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Mystical place in the mountain

Going to the monastery is a bit challenging, but the view from the top, the mystical feeling and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Sofia, Bulgaria
Really remote and simplistic

The road to get there is really windy, narrow, and a bit nerve racking, but it's absolutely... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Ingrid S
Annapolis, Maryland
via mobile
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Ribaritsa, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Going to the monastery is a bit challenging, but the view from the top, the mystical feeling and the great food are totally worthed.

Thank Stan172
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The road to get there is really windy, narrow, and a bit nerve racking, but it's absolutely beautiful with some amazing views. From where you can park, it's an easy walk to the Monestary (although uphill) and once there you can walk around. They have...More

Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

It's a bit of a hassle to get there with narrow roads and not much to protect you if you fall off but the pay off is the great view once you have reached your destination. I would strongly recommend to visit this place during...More

Thank j00st78
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The monastery itself is magisterial and imposing - it is definitely worth visiting, especially if you are passing by on the way out of Sophia. Do, however, beware of the narrow mountain road. I am sure that in summer it is safe. We went in...More

Thank niclau1
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The route to the Monastery is so tiny and dangerously sharpened high in the mountains, it is impossible to pass if two big cars meet at the different directions. If I knew I wouldn't go! If you go, beware and take a small car!

Thank shamenet
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Small, but fascinating monastery on the top of the mountain. Brilliant views and rich history, it has it all.

Thank Sa6o-Alfonso
Reviewed 11 July 2016

It's a fairly small monastery high up in the mountains, reachable by a long and very narrow road (that starts just outside of the village of Glozhene). As many have said, the views are stunning and it's a very peaceful place. It has played an...More

Thank ny_ten
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place, a bit strange, but authentic! It is an old monastery and people actually live there! Incredible view!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Very beautiful monastery on the top of the mountine.Stunning views from the top of the hill.Must go there.

Thank radimex-77
Reviewed 25 September 2014

The monastery itself is not so glamorous, but the nature is beautiful and the road to there is really exciting (the last 10 km there is width for one car only). Be prepared for a paid car parking outside the monastery, as well as "taking...More

Thank Tihomir S
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22 September 2017|
Response from Ingrid S | Reviewed this property |
If you park by the little gift hut, maybe five minutes. If you park in the lot just below, maybe 15 minutes?

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