|Visit Working Churches and Monasteries
There are several Eastern Orthodox churches, chapels and monasteries in Kalofer. The women's and men's monasteries are definite highlights. The women's monastery or djenski monastir is a 5 minute walk from the town center and has a beautiful courtyard. The men's monastery or mushki monastir is a 15 minute drive or 1 hour walk from the town center and sits in a valley surrounded by beautiful mountains. Here you can witness daily life of resident nuns and priests, peer inside their historic chapels, and partake in one of their many rituals and celebrations.
Women's Monastery: 8:00 -17:00 (365 days per year)
Men's Monastery: 8:00 - 18:00 (365 days per year)
Visit the trip planning page to view a map indicating the location of Kalofer's churches, chapels and monasteries as well as other sights.