Vakarel Monastery

Popular Name Vakarel
Orthodox Name St. Petka
Region SW, Sofia

The Vakarel monastery is located in the Vakarel mountain, part of the Ihtiman Sredna gora mountain. It is 2 km to the south of the village of Vakarel.

History and general info
Nowadays the monastery functions periodically. The monastery is a complex including a church - one-nef, one-apse and a residential building.

Patron Saint’s day is on 14th October.
Accommodation and food
Through the near village of Vakarel, located by the "Trakia" (Sofia - Plovdiv) motorway and on the rail-road Sofia - Plovdiv - Svilengrad, the Vakarel monastery is connected to any place throughout the country.

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