Category: Aladzha Cave Monastery

Aladzha Cave Monastery

Aladzha Cave MonasterySome 16 km to the north of Varna and just off the Golden Sands sea resort, midst a cool deciduous forest lays the renowned “Holy Trinity” rock monastery.

The locals lovingly call it “Aladzha” (Aladja) monastery, which is the Turkish word of “colorful”.

Supposedly, the original monastery can be traced back to the early days of Christianity on these lands, though the present monastery is believed to have sprung up in the 10th century. Read more

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