Rila monastery tour - Photos by albena tsankova, Bulgaria, Rila monastery
Rila monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. The monastery is located in Rila Mountains, the highest mountains on the Balkan peninsula, only 2 hour drive away from Sofia. Rila monastery is included in the UNESCO heritage list.
We can have a lunch at a local restaurant. The special food is the local fish, trout.:)