Dragalevtsi Monastery

Local nameДрагалевски манастир Св. Богородица
LocationSofia City Province, Bulgaria

Dragalevtsi Monastery of the Holy Mother of God of Vitosha is a Bulgarian Orthodox monastery on the lower slopes of Vitosha mountain on the outskirts of the capital Sofia in western Bulgaria. Founded in the mid-14th century by Bulgarian tsar Ivan Alexander, the monastery was abandoned after the Ottoman conquest of Sofia and reestablished in the late 15th century, when it became an important literary centre. The monastery church and some of its frescoes date from this period.

Tags ChristianPlace of Worship
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragalevtsi_Monastery

More information http://www.bulgariamonasteries.com/en/dragalevtsi_monastery.html

Address Bulgaria

Coordinates 42°37'8.291" N 23°17'56.365" E

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