Monasteries in Varna region
A few maintained in a good condition monasteries are situated in the region of Varna, among which are the monastery “St. st. Constantine and Elena” in the coastal resort St. st. Constine and Elena, the newly-built Balgarevo Monastery “St. Ekaterina” in the village Balgarevo, situated between Kavarna and Kaliakra cape, the Zlatar Monastery “St. st. Petar and Pavel” between Varna and Shumen, as well as the Botevo Monastery “St. Marina” between Varna and Dobrich.
Especially interesting is the rock Aldzha Monastery “Holy Trinity” which lies 2km away from the sea resort Golden Sands and 10 km away north of Varna. The Aladzha monastery has been turned into a cultural monument and it is also a favourite place to visit for the guests of Varna.
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