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Monasteries: Bakadzhishki Monastery

Bakadzhishki Monastery - Pictures Of Bulgaria
The Bakadzhishki monastery St. Spas is situated above the town of Yambol, on the northern slope of the first peak of the Bakadzhik part of the Sredna Gora mountain St. Spas. It was built right after the Liberation war between Russia and the Ottoman Empire in the place of a monastery that had been destroyed during the April Uprising (1976).

The Bakadzhik monastery is erected around the Alexander Nevski church-monument that represents the first church built in Bulgaria as a sign of gratitude to the Russian nation for its role in the liberation of Bulgaria from Turkish rule. In the beginning of 1879, a Russian General, Skobelev-Junior, who had dislocated his troops near Yambol, discussed with citizens of Yamol an idea to build a church in the memory of the Russian soldiers who took part in the Liberation War. I

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