Glozhene Monastery

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Glozhene MonasteryThe Glozhene Monastery, which bears the name of Saint George the Victorious, rises on the picturesque wooded northern slopes of the central part of the Balkan Range.

It lies at a distance of some 110 km from Sofia close to the A2 or Hemus Highway. An ideal stop on a long journey to fresh-up your senses and see the world in a different perspective. 

The legend tells that the Glozhene Monastery is founded in the 13th century, with the special blessing of King Ivan Assen II.

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