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Dragalevtsi Monastery Virgin Mary of Vitosha

Dragalevtsi Monastery Virgin Mary of Vitosha

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The Dragalevtsi monastery is located about in a close proximity to Dragalevtsi neighbourhood in Sofia, at the foot of the Vitosha mountain. It revealed that the monastery had been established during the reign of of Bulgarian King Ivan Alexander (1331-1371). In the recent days the monastery consist of a church, residential and farm buildings. The monastery is currently inhabited by nuns and the its annual holiday is on August 15.

Dragalevtsi Monastery Virgin Mary of Vitosha

Dragalevtsi Monastery Virgin Mary of Vitosha

Dragalevtsi Monastery Virgin Mary of Vitosha

Dragalevtsi Monastery Virgin Mary of Vitosha

Dragalevtsi Monastery Virgin Mary of Vitosha

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