Monasteries: The Bulgarians’ faith fortifications

The monasteries are part of the Bulgarian culture and history. Thanks to the monasteries, the Bulgarian culture and identity could overcome five centuries of Turkish domination. There are a lot of monasteries all over the Bulgarian territory that deserve to be admired, but the most outstanding are the monasteries of Rila, Bachkovo, Troyan, Drianovo, Rozhen, Glozhen, Sokol, Preobrazhen, etc.