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St. Dimitar Basarbovski Rock Monastery

The Monastery is situated in the rock nearby the Russenski Lom river, close to the village of Basarbovo, 8 km away from Russe. The earliest historic data where the name of the monastery can be traced date back to the XV century. It is hewn into the rock massif. 48 rock steps lead the way to the monastery. The basic premise is divided into few sections. On the one side the cave church with modern carved iconostasis is situated, and from the other part two monastic cells can be entered through an open cave. On the right side of the church the monastic sepulcher can be reaches by few stairs. There are two caves and two rooms built in the ground floor.