Panorama of Backovo Monastery

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Painted in 1846 by Alexi Atanasov, this vast mural depicts the monastery (and its environs: note the Asen forest) as it was over 150 years ago. Primarily of historical and ethnographic rather than artistic interest, a horde of characters populates this naif composition representing the Easter Monday procession.

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Church of St Nicholas, Backovo Monastery
Church of St Nicholas, Backovo Monastery
Permanently closed and protected by
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Ossuary, Backovo Monastery
Ossuary, Backovo Monastery
Contemporary with the monastery, this
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Church of Our Lady, Backovo Monastery
Church of Our Lady, Backovo Monastery
The "flagship" of the monastery, this
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North Courtyard, Backovo Monastery
North Courtyard, Backovo Monastery
On entering this vast rectangular paved
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Refectory, Backovo Monastery
Refectory, Backovo Monastery
Unfortunately, this refectory with its
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Church of the Archangels, Backovo Monastery
Church of the Archangels, Backovo Monastery
This little church facing the entrance
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Church of St Nicholas, Backovo Monastery
Church of St Nicholas, Backovo Monastery
Permanently closed and protected by
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Ossuary, Backovo Monastery
Ossuary, Backovo Monastery
Contemporary with the monastery, this
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Church of Our Lady, Backovo Monastery
Church of Our Lady, Backovo Monastery
The "flagship" of the monastery, this
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