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Nestling in the beautiful mountains of the Stara Planina, this monastery isn't on such a grand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simon B
Great restoration work!

I've been there several times last few years, but this year Monastery looks great, because of the... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Калин М
Apriltsi, Bulgaria
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3 weeks ago
18 May 2017
“Great restoration work!”
Troyan, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nestling in the beautiful mountains of the Stara Planina, this monastery isn't on such a grand scale as its rather more famous cousin in Rila, but I felt it gave it even more character and charm and is well worth a visit. The road access...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I've been there several times last few years, but this year Monastery looks great, because of the good restoration work and opened new places for visitors.

Thank Калин М
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A small and quaint monestary with a beautifully painted church and a little museum room dedicated to Levski. Worth visiting if you're in the area,but nothing to go out of your way for.

Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This Monastery has a lot to offer, history, spiritual retreat, great location. Unfortunately management seems to be not so good

Thank Dimitar G
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Troyan monastery is one of the most worshiped monasteries in Bulgaria. It is situated in a picturescal area surrounded by forest and old time villages. It has played an important role into Bulgarian history many times. Vasil Levski (Bulgaria national hero) was using the place...More

Thank Deyan B
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great historical monument, a place that means a lot especially when thinking about Bulgarian liberty and one of the most important bulgarian man of all times - Vasil Levski. Go to enjoy the yard and architecture. It is great.

Thank Neli S
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place to visit but definitely not a monastery anymore. There is too much commercialization in the place.

Thank onji
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It is historical monastery that survived Otoman rule of Bulgaria with amazing handpainted church. Gives you good insight of life of monks during from 17-19 century. Beatifull and spiritual (when not too busy with visitors). It is also fully functional ortodox Christian facility and offers...More

Thank AlexPackov
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We have visited the Troyan Monastery a couple of times - it is a sacred place that is worth visiting. The miraculous icon Three-handed Mother of God is attracting people from all over the country, seeking for health and prosperity. Highly recommend this place! There...More

Thank Ioana T
Reviewed 25 May 2016

nice historical site. peaceful and quiet inside with nice paintings. corridor can be a little dark on a dull day. outside is a different story very commercial with stalls selling tourist tat. the parking is also chargeable to go further along the road back to...More

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