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Gorna Banya Monastery of St St Cyril and Methodius

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Sofia, 5-6 km. from Gorna Banya
Historical Information
The monastery emerged in the 15th century around a small fortress church at the Malo Buchino pass. It had been repeatedly set on fire and destroyed, and then – rebuilt.

Sofia, 5-6 km. from Gorna Banya

Monasteries – Sofia Mount Athos

The Gorna Banya mMnastery, also known as the Lyulin Monastery (after the Lyulin Mountain in which it is nested) is named after St Cyril and St Methodius. It is located 5-6km away from the Gorna Banya Quarter of Sofia.