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Sofia to Rila Monastery Afternoon tour provided by Discover Balkans

Sofia to Rila Monastery Afternoon tour

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Overview
UNESCO World heritage site Rila monastery in the heart of the highest mountain on the Balkans - Rila.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Aleksandar Nevski Square
    1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Behind Cathedral (beginning of Oborishte street)
    See address & details
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    Rila Monastery
    Stop: 2 hours
    Rila Monastery is the most exquisite example of monastery art and architecture of Bulgaria located in the picturesque heart of the mountain. The Church of the Nativity of Virgin Mary keeps the miraculous icon, splendid gilded iconostasis and the chest with the relics of St. Ivan Rilski. In the court are located the medieval battlements of Hrelyu tower and the old kitchen. During your free time you will be able to visit the church museum with the wood-carved cross of monk Rafael or taste the famous local mekitsi (kind of a doughnut) and the traditional Bulgarian yogurt.
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  • You'll end at
    Aleksandar Nevski Square
    1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Behind Cathedral (beginning of Oborishte street)
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Aleksandar Nevski Square, 1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Discover Balkans
Camper575227
Camper575227
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Amazing place with magnificent surroundings!
Rila Monastery is a must-see if you are in Bulgaria! However it is quite difficult to reach by public transport so
martinthemenace
martinthemenace
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Great expirience..great memories
Everything was just great!!! The car was clean and comfortable and the guide showed me the beautiful monastery comp
veselilieva_2402
veselilieva_2402
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Great Plovdiv Tour.
Clean and comfortable vehicle, very informative tour and professional guide. Plovdiv was really a fantastic place,
Wei-123-Teresa
Wei-123-Teresa
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The Perfect Journey 完美的旅程
导游非常友善和专业,行程安排非常合理,是一次完美的体验 The tour guide are very friendly and profession ,schedule is very reasonable.
Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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