Rila, Bulgaria

Travel Blogs from Rila

Rila Travel Blogs (81)
Rila Monastery, Rila Monastery, Bulgaria travel blog

Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... to go out to a Bulgarian Chinese restaurant for dinner. I had good expectations because the one Chinese restaurant I'd been to in Bulgaria before, in Veliko Tarnovo, was excellent. However, the food at this place didn't quite reach the same standard. It ...

Mystical Rila Monastery, Rila mountains, Bulgaria travel blog

Mystical Rila Monastery

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... got there it became obvious the trip was worth it though. Nestled in the heavily wooded and rather misty Rila Mountains, the largest monastery in Bulgaria has been a spiritual centre of the country since the venerated Saint John of Rila was sleeping on ...

Rila Monestary, Rila, Bulgaria travel blog

Rila Monestary

A travel blog entry by mctubbs


... monks rent rooms, as part of their mission has always been to provide hospitality to travelers. It's a two hour drive, or you can take the bus. To see Rila Monastery pictures, copy and paste this URL into a new browser: ...

Gorno Dragliste - the voluptuous mountains, Rila, Bulgaria travel blog

Gorno Dragliste - the voluptuous mountains

A travel blog entry by ivanandvlad


We left Sofia and traveled by private bus to Rila where there was a very impressive monastery in the mountains. Vlad and Ivan were very hungry and went straight for lunch before going into the monastery. We found an excellent little restaurant by a ...