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Buhovo monastery "St. Archangel Michail"

The Buhovo monastery St. Archangel Michail is located in the southern slopes of the mountain ridge Murgash of Western Stara planina".Patron Saint's day on 8 November />


The monastery is about 3 km to the north-east of the town of Buhovo, which is 5,5 km away from the A2 motorway (Sofia - Burgas) to the south. Patron Saint's day on 8 November


It was probably founded in the 16th century. It was robbed by kurdjalii and was later restored (1855 and 1882). At present it functions regularly. The monastery is a complex of a church - one-nef, one-apse, with a narthex, and residential and farm buildings. On August 9, 1886 (the Julian calendar) the dethroned prince Alexander Batenberg was taken to the monastery where he spent a day and two nights. Nowadays the monastery is declared a monument of culture.

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