Walking in Sofia environs with Rent a car Sofia – pt. 2

Car rentals Sofia airport – Our journey continues with no less interesting Gornobogrovski monastery “St. George “. It can be reached very easily by rental car, because it is located only 16 km away from Sofia. On its altar there is a huge cross, which according to legend was brought from Jerusalem by the Crusaders, which held several crusades designed to liberate the Holy Land from the infidels between 11 and 14 century. Passing through Bulgaria, they left this huge stone, which was carved by many crosses. It was kept to this day in church and is built into the altar.People believe that the stone helps with various diseases, and go to the monastery to touch it, to pray and seek healing.

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Our interesting journey will end with a small walk to the ravine monastery “St. Petka”. The monastery is located a few kilometers from the town of Bankya, a high and beautiful place reveals us incredibly beautiful view of Vitosha and Sofia field. According to various legends it was founded during the reign of Tsar Ivan Assen II, at a place sanctified by the relics of St. Petka the Bulgarian. Nowadays it is acting female monastery, in its yard there are residential and commercial buildings, as well as several distinct corners with tables and chairs where one can relax conveniently after a long walk.

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And if you liked our virtual tour and do not wait to organize the weekend walk, we are at your disposal. Pro rentacar Sofia has a full range of rental cars in Sofia, equipped with everything you need to make your trip to anywhere in the country comfortable and convenient. Select the desired destination, and we from Rent a Car Sofia will take care of your safe journey.