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From Sofia: Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip

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Discover 2 UNESCO World Heritage Listed religious sites on a day trip from Sofia. Choose to have a guided tour or explore the Rila Monastery on your own before admiring the frescoes of Boyana Church.

Highlights

  • Admire beautiful examples of medieval frescoes within Boyana Church
  • Take the chance to explore 2 UNESCO World Heritage Listed religious sites
  • Drive through the breathtaking rural scenery of Bulgaria as you leave Sofia
  • Choose to have a guided tour of Rila Monastery or discover the site yourself
  • Gain a fascinating insight into the history of Eastern Othordoxy in Bulgaria

Description

Experience the religious history of Bulgaria on a day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Rila Monastery and Boyana Church from Sofia. Follow your guide around the monastery to learn about this epic site or choose to explore it on your own before viewing Boyana Church's ancient frescoes. Meet your friendly group for the day near Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Settle down in your seat and set off out of the city as you drive along scenic roads with picturesque views of rural Bulgaria. Arrive at Rila Monastery, the largest Eastern Orthodox monastery in the country. If you've booked the tour, follow your guide around the historic site and learn about the main frescoes. If you're an explorer you can visit the museum, take photos, and check out the church at your own pace. Then start your journey back to Sofia with one more important stop along the way. Enter the medieval Boyana Church and stroll within the ancient walls, studying the artistic frescoes which make this place so special.

Includes

Trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church English-speaking guide or driver Comfortable transportation Parking fees

Important Information

  • Visits within Boyana Church are limited to 10 minutes

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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