The Rila Monastery

Bulgaria, Kyustendil district

The town of Rila is the gate to the most cherished and the most genuine Bulgarian place- the magnificent monument of the Bulgarian architecture ... Read more

The Krupnik Gospel, Rila Monastery

Bulgaria, Kyustendil district

A Middle Bulgarian written asset from the beginning of the 16th century. It contains 357 sheets with the text of the four gospels. The prefaces are by Theophylact of Bulgaria. Read more

St. St. Peter and Paul Church, Rila

Bulgaria, Kyustendil district

Two kilometres away from the town of Rila, in the valley of the Rilska River, on the way to the Rila Monastery is the convent „Orlitsa” /Female Eagle/ with the church St Peter and Paul. Read more

Visitors’ Center at the Rila National Park

Bulgaria, Kyustendil district

The Visitors’ Center is an information centre about the largest protected territory in Bulgaria: the Rila National Park, which covers one third of the Rila Mountain (around 810 square kilometers). Read more

St Virgin Mary Medieval Church, village of Resilovo, Rila

Bulgaria, Kyustendil district

The Holy Virgin Mary Monastery is an operational nunnery. It was founded in the 1930s. The Resilovo Monastery is situated at the foothills of the Rila Mountain, near the village of Resilovo, in the Municipality of Sapareva Banya. Read more