Category: Virgin Mary Monastery in Kabile

Nativity of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Kabile

Nativity of the Virgin Mary Monastery in KabileTheĀ Kabile Monastery is located about one kilometer from the village of Kabile, 6 km from Yambol and 24 km from the town of Sliven.

In late antiquity (4-5c) Kabile was a great religious center, about a kilometer from this reserve there was a monastery during the reign of Constantine the Great.

The monastery possessed a healing spring, and the legend says that even Queen Helena sent her people to carry water from it. Later the Kabile Monastery was turned into nunnery, became Orthodox and was inhabited until the late 14th century. Read more

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