Aydemir Monastery Pokrov Bogorodichen

Silistra, Bulgaria

The Monastery "Pokrov bogorodichen" is located about 3km. west of Aydemir towards Ruse. It was built in 1996 and its walls were painted in October 2001 by 4 students. The Iconostasis include both - the traditional Christian saints and portraits of 12 local Durostorum saints (there are kept relics of one of them - St. Theziy).Unique for the Aydemir monastery is also the collection of glass vessel from around the world - different sized glass bottles with beautifully crafted crucifixes inside.