Sofia, Bulgaria

Rila Monastery - Self-guided Tour

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3h duration
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Top Bulgarian sight to be explored all around with our self-guided tour.

Enjoy a day out at the Monastery of Saint Ivan of the Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria.


The Rila Monastery is located at 1147 meters altitude in the middle of the fragrant coniferous forests of Rila Mountain. The monastery is a complex of cultural, dwelling and farming buildings which take about 8800 square meters. The Rila Monastery has a unique architecture. Outside, the monastery looks like a fortress. It has 24-meter stone walls w...

What's Included

  • Rila Monastery Museum admission
  • E-guide
  • Transport

Important informations

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The minimum age to perform this activity is 3 years, so it is necessary to present an official document with a photo to prove the required age.
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

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