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Dragalevski Monastery

The Dragalevski monastery “St. Mary of Vitosha” is located in the Vitosha mountain, over the Sofia district of Dragalevtsi. It was founded by Tsar Ivan Alexander (reigned 1331-1371) about 1341 year and survived the conquest by the Ottomans in 1382. The Dragalevski Monastery is a part of the monastery complex Sofiyska Sveta Gora (Sofia Holy Forest). The monastery complex consists of a church, residential buildings and farm buildings. The monastery complex used to have a church school in the 17th century. The memorial day of the temple is celebrated on 15 August.