Rila Monastery

Famous monastery decorated with 1200 wall- and ceiling paintings

The famous Rila Monastery is located in Bulgaria. This famous monastery is decorated with 1200 murals and paintings, including on the ceiling. It once had 500 cells for monks and 1000 bedrooms for pilgrims.

The Rila Monastery is popular with many tourists. It is located in the vicinity of several mountains and seven lakes. Which you can visit on foot. Just like the monastery. The Rila Monastery is on the World Heritage List by UNESCO.

The interior of the Rila Monastery in Bulgaria.

The Rila Monastery is the second largest monastery in the Balkans. You will find special treasures when you visit it. Including a carved cross with 1500 Biblical figures and 140 miniatures.