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Rila Miracle-Maker Pilgrimage will gather once again hundreds of followers

Thursday, 01 August 2019

Take part in the millennial pilgrimage tradition of Sofia, which with every passing year has more and more followers! From August 1 to August 6, 2019, the largest pilgrimage in Bulgaria – the Rila Miracle Maker Pilgrimage, will take place. This year, we will celebrate the 550th anniversary since the relics of the most beloved Bulgarian saint - St. John of Rila – were returned in Rila Monastery. In the span of 6 days, you will follow the path of the monks from the Rila Monastery who in 1469 carried his relics. The pilgrimage will pass through three of the most beautiful Bulgarian mountains – Vitosha, Verila, and Rila, and people of all ages will be able to take part in it. It starts at 9 o’clock, on August 1 from Saint Sophia Church in Sofia.

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