Monasteries in SW region
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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