The Rock Monastery

I know it is a long time since I haven’t took you anywhere. So, today is the time to go again in a little trip.

I will take not to far from my city. We will go to Basarbovo. We can go by car from Bucharest or  we can take the bike. Basarbovo is situated 10km from Ruse. It is a beautiful place as u will soon see. We can here pray if you want or just admire the view and go up on the stairs.This rock monastery it is old dates since the second Bulgarian Empire(1185-1396) but first appears in books in 1431 in the Ottoman tax register.The monastery has Saint Dimitrius  Basarbovski name, he was the most famous inhabitant. He was born in 1685 in Basarbovo and spent all his life in the monastery. He was buried in the village church but later his relics were moved, during the Russian -Turkish war (1768-1774) in Bucharest.

I will let the pictures to tell you more. I hope you will enjoy!

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