Rila Monastery

Rila Monastery, photo by Raggatt2000
Rila Monastery (photo by Raggatt2000)
 

Rila Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in southwestern Bulgaria.

Founded in the 10th century, it is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria.

The entire church is decorated with beautiful wood-carvings, and is also known for its gold-plated iconostasis.

Rila Monastery is scenically situated in the Rila Mountains south of Sofia, in the valley of the Rilska River.

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
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Bistrica Hotel

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$25 - $30

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Centaur Hotel

Centaur Hotel

This hotel is situated in the town of Rila, next to a bus stop and on the road towards the Rila Monastery. It features free Wi-Fi and free parking. All rooms at Centaur Hotel have a balcony overlooking the picturesque Rila Mountains. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$26 - $128

$26-
Hotel Kardinal

Hotel Kardinal

A few-minute walk from the centre of Blagoevgrad, Hotel Kardinal features an à-la-carte restaurant with a summer terrace, offers air-conditioned rooms with cable TV, and provides Wi-Fi in the entire building for free. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$26 - $29

$26-
Apartment Aspen

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Apartment Lili

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$26

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Studio in Borovets Gardens Complex

Studio in Borovets Gardens Complex

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Hotel Hermes

Hotel Hermes

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$26

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St.George Hotel

St.George Hotel

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$27

$27-
Studio Nest

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Orbita Hotel

Orbita Hotel

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Lili Guest House

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$27

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Kalistrina House

Kalistrina House

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Holiday Group Hotel

Holiday Group Hotel

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Hotel Zornitza

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