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Plakovski monastery St. Elijah the prophet

Author: ROOMS.bg , 3.7 km From Velchevo, V. Tarnovo.    , GPS coordinates: N 42.9768879    E 25.7274326
Plakovski monastery St. Elijah the prophet, Picture

St. Elijah the prophet's name Plakovski monastery is located about two kilometers from Kapinovo monastery, so called and monasteries twin. Just 20 km from Veliko Tarnovo is located monastery. In 1973 it was declared a cultural monument. The monastery happens when you drove Tsar Ivan Assen II. In 1393 the monastery was destroyed during the Ottoman invasion. Then in 1450 it was restored and then repeatedly fall victim to the burning and rebuilding. Today the monastery complex includes houses, barns and church. There are suggestions that the monastery church was built by Kolyo Ficheto in 1845 and the famous painter Zahari Zograf is the master of the only fresco St. Elias in a chariot. In interest of visitors, the priest tells the story of the monastery. On July 20, the monastery celebrates the patron saint's day. The monastery not are provided with the accommodation.

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