Kilifarevo Monastery

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Kilifarevo MonasteryThe Kilifarevo Monastery is pitched beside the Belitsa River, some 4 km from the village of Kilifarevo and 16 km to the south of Veliko Tarnovo.

Set up in the second half of the 14th century by the great Bulgarian ecclesiastic Teodosii of Turnovo, with the blessing and support of King Ivan Alexander.

The Kilifarevo Monastery rapidly grew into one of the most vigorous centers of medieval culture and education.

Photo from: www.BulgarianMonastery.com

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