Churches, Religion & Spirituality

Gorno Ezerovo Monastery
Originally 12th century, although the present day monastery dates back to 1982. Built over seven springs, each with a different chemical content, said to have curative powers. Signposted from the Meden Rudnik district of Burgas.
Saint Vuznesenie
Built in 1829 with murals dating from the year 933. Priceless religious books, gold fabric and a shroud decorated with pearls. 48 Otets Paiai St. Shumen 9700
Pomorie Monastery
Dating back to the 7th century, and destroyed seven hundred years later. It was rebuilt in 1856 over the foundations of the original one. Said to have healing waters, the church still functions and holds services. Well signposted in Pomorie, Burgas.
Varna Monastery
It was built in the 16th century, and is reputed to have miraculous spring waters. Even to this day, the church still performs services. It has a bell-tower and a small yard with a surrounding wall of stone and wood. St. Constantine and Elena, Varna.
Kabile Monastery
Historical monastery in honour of the town which was founded at the end of the second millennium BC. Architectural remains are impressive. Look for the sign for Kabile on the way to Sliven from Yambol.
International Evangelical Pentecostal Church
Services and Sunday school at 10:00, youth service at 16:30 on Saturdays, and workday service on Thursday at 18:30. At Slivnitsa Bd, Varna 9000.
Evangelical Pentecostal Church
Elhovo nr. Yambol. Sunday 10.00 official sunday service. 10.00 Sunday school. Saturday 18.00 service for teenagers. Wednesday every week 18.00.
St. John of Rila Church
Church in Bourgas. Stefan Stambolov Blvd. Bourgas.
St Stephens Church
Converted into a museum, the church contains original painted iconostasis, 258 mural paintings and more than 1000 figures. Entrance fee BGN 5. Open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00. Ribarska St, Nessebar.
Aladzha Monastery
Located 17kms north of Varna is the Aladzha Monastery. Cut into the rock is a chain of monastic cells, two churches and a chapel over several floors. Visit the catacombs to the south. Open 10.00 - 17.00.
Tombul Mosque
The largest mosque in Bulgaria and reputed to be the most beautiful was built in 1744. It has a 25mtr high dome, and a 40mtr minaret with 99 steps. Information leaflet available in English. ul Doiran, Shumen.
Evangelic Methodist Episcopal Church
2 Opalchenska Str, Slivnitsa Blvd, Varna.
Saint Asvizazin
The church was built in 1834 by Armenian refugees. It was remodelled and renovated in 2001 and a bell tower put in. Adjacent to the church is the Armenian National Centre building. 15 Zlatitsa St. Shumen 9700

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