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Bistritsa Monastery St Petka

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Address
Vitosha Mountain, Bistritsa Village
Location
42.588999,23.351694
Historical Information
The monastery was built in the 10th century, but was destroyed during the Ottoman domination in the 14th century. After the Liberation a small church was constructed here, which existed until 1951. The present-day church was built in 1956. Nowadays the monastery is operating and the compund includes a small church, residential and farm buildings.

Vitosha Mountain, Bistritsa Village

Monasteries – Sofia Mount Athos

The Bistritsa Monastery of St Petka is located in the Kalugerovi Livadi district (Vitosha mountain), in the north-western outskirts of the Bistritsa village, around 15 km away from the capital Sofia.

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