Cherepish Monastery

sights / Religious

Cherepish Monastery information

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admission free; guesthouse per person 20 lv
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The 14th-century Cherepish Monastery was, like Chiprovtsi’s, torched, toppled and rebuilt repeatedly during the Ottoman period. Like many other monasteries, it was used by rebels as a hiding place before and during the Russo-Turkish War (1877–78).