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Aladzha rock monastery

Aladzha rock monastery

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Most popular medieval rock monastery on the Bulgarian Black sea coast is located 15 km north from  Varna and only 2 km from Golden Sands seaside resort. The monastery was established XI-XII century. Some archaeological finds, coins and pottery pieces were found in the caves, proving that the area was inhabited even earlier. Nowadays Aladzha Monastery does not function and no monks live there. It is a national monument of culture and a museum.

Aladzha rock monastery

Aladzha rock monastery

Aladzha rock monastery

Aladzha rock monastery

Aladzha rock monastery

Aladzha rock monastery

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