Home | Countries & Cities | Topics | Upload photo | New photos | Authors | Rate photos | Contact
 
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila - UNESCO World Heritage Site

      Slide Show     
World Travel Photos :: Bulgaria :: Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila - UNESCO World Heritage Site
© Pes & Lev
22 Apr 2013
Viewed: 12675
Slide Show | Leave a Comment | Send a Card | Add Photos
The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. Founded in the 10th century, the Rila Monastery is regarded as one of Bulgaria´s most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments and is a key tourist attraction for both Bulgaria and Southeastern Europe. The monastery complex, regarded as one of the foremost masterpieces of Bulgarian National Revival architecture, was declared a national historical monument in 1976 and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

Comments Leave a Comment
 
RSS 2.0
Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila

Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila

Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila

Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila

Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila

Bulgaria. Monastery in Rila

Bulgaria Monastery in Rila

Bulgaria. Sapareva Banya

Bulgaria. Sapareva Banya

Bulgaria. Sapareva Banya

Bulgaria. Rila - church construction

Bulgaria. Rila - conservation area

Bulgaria. Rila - conservation area

Bulgaria. Rila - conservation area

Bulgaria. Rila - conservation area

Bulgaria. Belogradchik fortress

Bulgaria. Belogradchik fortress




 
Home | Add photo | New photos | Policy

myworldshots.com © 1999-2017