Monasteries near Varna
Two well-maintained in a good condition monasteries -“St. st. Constantine and Elena” in the coastal resort St. st. Constine and Elena and Botevo Monastery “St. Marina” between Varna and Dobrich, are located in the immediate vicinity of Varna. The newly-built Balgarevo monastery “St. Ekaterina” in the village of Balgarevo between Kavarna and Kiliakra cape is located to the north of Varna.
The rock Aladzha monastery “Holy Trinity”, which is of great interest, is located 2km away from the coastal resort Golden Sands and 10km to the north of Varna. The Aladzha monastery has become a monument of culture, a museum, which is frequently visited by many tourists.
The Aladzha rock monastery is situated only a few kilometers south of the Riviera Holiday Club sea resort and 2 km of Golden Sands seaside resort. It is also a part of the Golden Sands Nature Park. At present, the remains of 20 residential premises and three churches, which were cut out on two levels in the almost 40-meter high limestone rock and connected via an external staircase dug into the rocks, will fascinate the visitor.monastery details