Gabra (Chukurovo) Monastery|
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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