Bulgaria, Kyustendil district

St. Ivan Rilski Church, village of Skrino, Boboshevo

Bulgaria, Kyustendil district

The cult to Rila Saint tangibly lives in his native village of Skrino. Here, near the village church, named after him ...
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... a big votive offering service used to be made. In the village vicinities, on the ruins of an old Christian shrine, in 1999 was build a new monastery „St. Ivan Rilski”, popular also as Ruen Monastery. Starting from it a picturesque path leads to the cave where the Father lived ascetic life for the first time.

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