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Rila's Monastery

by Francesc M. Borrull i Bori - 2 years, 9 months ago

Rila Monastery: founded in s XX, S. John of Rila, is the most impressive example of the Bulgarian national revival architecture, was partially destroyed in s. XV with the Ottoman conquest and devastated by fire and the beginning of s. XIX, finally he was reconstructed thanks to the contributions of the new Bulgarian bourgeoisie and the Russian Orthodox Church.



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