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Small Group Tour to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church

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    What to Expect
    Situated deep in the dense pine forests of Rila Mountain, Rila Monastery is the biggest and most important Orthodox cloister in Bulgaria .It is an outstanding example of the Bulgarian cultural and historical heritage, in which architecture and painting merge harmoniously. The site is part of UNESCO world heritage list. Rila Monastery was found in 10th century by St Ivan Rilski, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox Church. His ascetic dwelling and tomb became a holy place and later on a monastic complex was formed. It played an important role in the spiritual and social life of medieval Bulgaria.

    After the guided visit of the Monastery complex and lunch, we will head back to Sofia. One the way we will stop at the second UNESCO site for the day Boyana church. Small but unique with the most preserved frescoes from 1259 on this part of Europe.The tour will end with drop off at your hotel/accommodation.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pick up from your accommodation in Sofia
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Drop off at your accommodation in Sofia
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Languages Offered: English
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