The Rocky Aladzha Monastery was founded in 13th century in rocky caves. It is located among the picturesque mosaic of rocks, trees and bushes 4 km from Golden Sands resort and 12 km from Varna. It is announced to be a protected historical site.
The Rocky Aladzha Monastery is located 4 kilometers North West from Golden sands resort and 12 kilometers north east of Varna within the borders of the Natural Park Golden Sands. It is announced to be a protected historical site.
The monastery is naturally carved among the picturesque mosaic of rocks, trees and bushes. 20 meters above the ground, carved in the rocks today can be viewed the still standing parts of rooms, monks’ cells and a chapel with partly standing medieval mural paintings from the 14th century.
The monastery was founded in 13th century in rocky caves, which were used since 4th-5th century by hermits and minks’ brotherhoods. It used to be inhabited till the 18th century.
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