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Glozhenе Monastery "St. George the Victorious" - the monastery high in the sky


The Glozhene Monastery is one of the most magical orthodox  monasteries in Bulgaria. It is located on a rocky edge of Mount Lisets and is surrounded by impenetrable rocks on three sides. Only the created path allows access to it. It was created in the 13th century by the Kiev prince George Glozh. He chooses as his home a place near the village of "Glozhene" in the "Gradishteto" area. However, the icon of St. George predicts another place for its home - high on the rocks of this difficult to reach and majestic place.

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The Teteven Monastery "St. Prophet Elijah" preserved over the centuries


The Teteven Monastery "Holy Prophet Elijah" was founded somewhere around the 12th-13th century. It is located in the town of Teteven at the foot of Mount Ostrich. In the monastery yard there is a church, a monastery and a gazebo. The garden, as well as the entire monastery, is extremely well maintained and will impress you right from the entrance. Many flowers have been planted, and the grass is carefully mowed and inviting us to walk. There is also a metal swing in the courtyard, from which there is a great view of the cliffs surrounding the city. A fabulous place for a wonderful monastery.

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City History Museum Teteven - the history and lifestyle of the locals


Welcome to the magical world of the Teteven Historical Museum - the place where history comes alive and the past becomes reality! Step boldly through the doors of this cultural treasure and you will be captivated by the magic of the past.

Cross centuries and discover the mysteries of Thracian times as you get to know the archaeological finds from excavations that carry the story of this magical land. Transport yourself to another era while immersing yourself in the rich ethnography and unique traditions of the Teteven region. Learn about local crafts such as fishing, animal husbandry, goldsmithing, wood carving and more.

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Eco-trail from the village of Babintsi to Mount Ostrich and Pokrov Bogorodichen chapel


The eco-trail to Mount Ostrich from the village of Babintsi offers the visitors a magical experience in the area surrounded by nature. It will take you through forests and meadows, will guide you to the impressive panoramic views of the surrounding hills. The tranquility and beautiful nature of this place will help you relax your mind and forget about anything but the present moment.

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The Golden Teteven - returned like a phoenix from the ashes


Teteven is a fabulous small place in Bulgaria, nestled between the hills of Stara Planina. The city stretches in the lowlands along the river Vit, and around it rise high peaks and rocky hills. The mild winter and cool summer make the area one of the most attractive for tourism in Bulgaria. The many eco-trails, waterfalls and panoramic views attract thousands of tourists every year, but there is much more to see here than the natural sights. The city of Teteven was a highly developed craft town with many craftsmen and wealthy residents. There are many preserved artefacts from the past that you can explore, as well as the amazing churches, monasteries and chapels in the area.

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