Rozhen Monastery
Bulgaria, Rozhen

Rozhen Monastery is one of the most remarkable in Bulgaria. It is located on a mountain surrounded by bizarre boulders of sandstone. Its wooden galleries, somewhat gloomy outside, seem to radiate warmth and tranquility inside. Part of the monastery courtyard is occupied by vineyards. The monastery church of St. Bogoroditsa, erected in the XII-XIII centuries., Preserved the most interesting frescoes of the XVII-XVIII centuries. and the iconostasis. In Rozhen Monastery, a manuscript list of "The Interpretations of Job" was created, taken in 1674 by the Patriarch of Dosi-Fei of Constantinople, which is now kept in the Jerusalem Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

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