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Green Corridors - MONASTERY "VIRGIN MARY"

MONASTERY "VIRGIN MARY"

Burgas, district Meden Rudnik, the monastery localizes 2 km to the north from the neighbourhood.

MONASTERY "VIRGIN MARY"

History

A local legend says that an old medieval monastery dedicated to St. George existed here. The monastery was burned in the 17th - 18th century. In the 90s of the twentieth century a new monastery was built at the place with donations from citizens.
Today the new monastery is an acting nunnery at the consecrate place revered by locals as the old "spring" - a sacred spring. Besides the central temple and the monastery building over the years 7 further chapels have been built with citizens'' donations.

Preservation

Visit the chapels and drink from the sacred springs gushing in each of them; meet the abbess in the main church St.Mary.

Area Descriptions

The nunnery built at the consecrate place, revered by locals as the old "spring" (bg:ayazmo) - a sacred spring, is located between the Burgas' district Meden Rudnik and the village of Gorno Ezerovo.

Related routes

Project: Green corridors - promotion of natural, cultural and historical heritage in the region of Burgas and Kirklareli. Grant Contract №РД-02-29-173/01.07.2011.

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