Samokovski Monastery

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Samokovski MonasteryThe Samokovski Monastery or “Pokrov Bogorodichen” Monastery is close to the Iskar lake.

It was founded by Granny Fota during the Ottoman rule. At that time the monastery was an educational centre for women.

After the National Liberation it continued functioning as a cloister. Today the Samokovski Monastery is still functioning and supporting the spirit of the Bulgarian National Revival.

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