Medieval Melnik and Rozhen Monastery (Bulgaria)

Medieval Melnik and Rozhen Monastery (Bulgaria)

   

The single-day trip to the smallest Bulgarian town of Melnik (once a stronghold and residential town of mighty Bulgarian and Byzantine lords and a famous wine-making center) and Rozhen Monastery is available in June, 2017 for participants in the THE BIRTH OF EUROPE - EXCAVATIONS OF THE NEOLITHIC SETTLEMENT ILINDENTSI-session 1, PREHISTORIC PACK-1 and 2 as a part of the field school program and is covered by the admission fee.

The trip envisions visits to the Rozhen Monastery founded in the early 13th century by Bulgarian despot Alexy Slav, Rozhen eco-trail, Melnik Fortress and Melnik Downtown with the Krordopulov’s House (1754) as well as optional wine-tasting. 

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