Bachkovo Monastery

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Bachkovo monastery The Bachkovo monastery is the second largest in the country.

It is located in the lovely valley of the Chaya River, some 10 km from the town of Assenovgrad.

The Bachkovo monastery is built in 1083 by the Byzantine military commander, the Georgian Grigorii Pakouriani.

Worth of interests are the murals on the refectory walls, painted in 1603 by an unknown artist.

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