Tour to Rila monastery and Stob pyramids

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It was found in the 10th century and it is 111 km far from Sofia. The monastery is under the protection of UNESCO and is a significant cultural monument. It is located in the Rila mountain and was built by one of the most venerable Bulgarian saints – Ivan Rilski. The monastery complex has a tower, called Hreliova tower with a chapel on the top. The Rila monastery used to be a center of culture and education. Nowadays there are preserved different manuscripts, icons, documents from the 14th – 19th century.  
  The Stob pyramids are unusual rock formations and attract a lot of tourists. Stob is a village, situated in the west part of the Rila mountain. Some of the pyramids reach length of about 12 meters. There are some legends, connected to this unique natural scene, which you will be able to hear during the tour. The pyramids have different names, according to their form – The Towers, The Brothers etc. This tour would satisfy the curiosity of those, who like visiting interesting natural monuments. 
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