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Day of Tourism in Bulgaria
27/08/2020 |
Day of Tourism in Bulgaria

Today we celebrate the Day of Tourism. The date of birth of organized tourism in Bulgaria is August 27, because in 1895 on the initiative of the writer Aleko Konstantinov 300 people climbed Cherni Vrah. Numerous tourist routes of different duration and difficulty pass through the territory of Rila Monastery Nature Park. If you plan to visit any of these routes, we will help you with detailed information in our visitor and information center, which is located on the...
Information about upcoming church holidays
14/08/2020 |
Information about upcoming church holidays

In connection with the upcoming Christian holidays of the Great Mother of God (August 15) and the Assumption of St. John of Rila (August 18), a large number of worshipers are expected to visit the Rila Monastery from 14 to 18 August, as well as areas of the park near the monastery. In this regard, we would like to inform you that the Road Infrastructure Agency is stopping the repair works on the road to the Rila Monastery in order to ensure the normal passage of visitors. If...


To all visitors of Rila Monastery Nature Park
10/08/2020 |
To all visitors of Rila Monastery Nature Park

In order to ensure a pleasant stay on the territory of the Rila Monastery Nature Park, we are eager to build, restore, and maintain recreation areas. We urge all visitors to the park not to leave their waste outside the designated places for their disposal. Let's try to do everything together to preserve the rich variety of plants and animals in the park, setting a positive example for our children. They need to know that nature is our home, which, of course, is much...
Experts from the Rila Monastery National Park will remove  vegetation that hinders the development of protected plants in the park
05/08/2020 |
Experts from the Rila Monastery National Park will remove vegetation that hinders the development of protected plants in the park

Experts from the Rila Monastery Nature Park Directorate at the Executive Agency will remove vegetation in predetermined areas of natural habitats located in the park. The aim is to restore the natural habitats of protected plants that are subject to destruction caused by negative impacts from tourists and grazing animals in the areas of the Tiha Rila area and the Kalin dam. Habitat destruction is the main reason for the extinction of many plant and animal species, both...