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Bistritsa Monastery St Petka

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Vitosha Mountain, Bistritsa Village
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.