Gabra (Chukurovo) Monastery

Popular Name Gabra (Chukurovo)
Orthodox Name St. Dimitar
Region SW, Sofia

The Gabra monastery is located in the Vakarel mountain, the Ihtiman Sredna gora. It is about 2 km to the south-east of the village of Gabra (the village of Chukurovo until 1934).

History and general info
The time of its foundation is not known. In 1867 it was restored and has been periodically functioning till nowadays.

The monastery church is well preserved. It is one-nef, one-apse, built in 1867 and wall painted in 1869.

Patron Saint's day is on October 26th.
Accommodation and food
A third- class road starts from the monastery to the A1 (E80) motorway (about 8 km) and by this the monastery is connected to Sofia (about 30 km to the northwest) and the town of Ihtiman (about 28 km to the south-east).

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