Temples in Elena Balkan

 DSC 6685  The Christian religion is an inseparable part of the lives of the Bulgarians since the conversion to Christianity to our days. The same goes for the role of the church as a religious phenomena with national importance.
    Except the strong religious feeling of the mountaineers, they go to the churches, led by the desire to be in touch with something more sublime. Here they come across with ancient chants, with music and poetry and thanks to the icons and the murals- with art.


Churches situated on the territory of Municipality of Elena:

    Church “St Nikola” Elena
   Church “ Assumption of Holly Mother
   Church “Birth of Holly Mother” Elena
   Church “St.George” In the village of Bebrovo
   Church “St.Dimitrii ” In the village of Blyskovtzi
   Church “ Assumpton of Holly Mother” In the village of Bosevtzi
    Church “St. Nikolas” In the village of Velkovtzi *
   Church “Presentation of the Blessed Virgin” in the village of Drenta
   Church “Presentation of the Blessed Virgin” In the village of Ilakov Ryt
   Church “St. St Cyril and Methodius” In the village of Konstantin
   Church “St. Dimitrii” In the village of Kostel
   Church “St. Vasilii The Great” In the village of Palici
   Church “St. Nikolas ” In the village of Razpopovci
   Church “Assumption of the Holly Mother” In the village of Ruhovci
    Church “St Dimitrii” In the village of Sredni Kolibi
    Church “Assumption of the Holly Mother” in the village of Todiovci
    Church “St. Nikola” In the village of Tynki ryt
   Church “Arhangel Mihail” In the village of Shilkovci*
   Church”Holly Trinity” in the village of Qkovci
*The church is destroyed or is not operative




Source: "Temples in Elena clerical district"; V. Slavov, Hr. Mednikarov, P. Petkov, 2002