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Monastery “St. John the Forerunner”

100 National Tourist Sites

Another holy place in Kardzhali is the medieval monastery “St. John the Forerunner” with magnificent frescoes. There was discovered an intact masonry tomb of a bishop in liturgical vestments – incredible samples of the famous Constantinople embroidery with gold threads on silk, with wonderful ornaments, images of the Mother of God and other saints.

Work time:
A prior request is required to visit the complex.

Entrance fees:
Entrance – BGN 1

are not offered.

Address: Kardjali, Gledka district
Tel: +359 361 61960

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