The Etropolski Monastery “St. Trinity”

The Etropolski Monastery “St. Trinity” is located about 6 kilometers east of the town Etropole. It is believed to be founded in the 12th century AD. The monastery is a complex of a church, residential buildings and farm buildings. The church was built in 1859 AD. The complex includes two chapels – “St. John the Baptist” and “St. Kozma and St. Damyan”. In the 16th – 17th century the monastery used to be the greatest spiritual center in northern Bulgaria. The Varovitets karst spring, which forms a beautiful waterfall, is located near the monastery.The monastery was declared a cultural monument. The memorial day of the monastery is Pentecost (The day of the Holy Trinity).

Accommodation in Etropole

Additional Information

March – October: 7.00 am – 8.00 pm
November – February: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm
Guided tours are conducted by the priest in Bulgarian, free of charge.