Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Church, Blagoevgrad

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  • This is a must see in Blagoevgrad, and perhaps even in Southern Bulgaria. Beautiful icons and wall paintings. One feels the sense of the sacred when visiting. The priest and staff are very welcoming a...  more »
  • ... among the remarkable buildings from the rebirth period, which can be seen in Varosha, the old town of Bla'grad. Upon entering the terrain, the Church of the Virgin Mary (A. Its black-and-white facade and curved roof may give rise to a 'déjo-vu experience' for one or the other visitor who has seen the Rila Monastery before, but you should not therefore refrain from visiting this monastery complex. Because here: small but fine. The facility has its own charms and, above all, one is not rushed through the premises by tour group members. Instead, you have time to explore this place individually and discover the special flair of this place. The heart of the complex is, of course, the Church of the Virgin Mary. In the exterior of this church, built in 1844, a number of murals are particularly noteworthy, for which artists who have also worked in the Rila Monastery are responsible. Inside, the iconostasis captivates.
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