Dating from the Middle Ages.
Several medieval churches, chapels and monastic cells have been dug into the rocks flanking a scenic river valley. Located at a height of 6 to 8 meters, the cells were inhabited by monks until the 17th century.
Chronicles of the preserved church murals show that the community of hermits also created a blossoming literary center during the 13th-14th century.
The Archangel Church built in the 14th century is the best preserved. The 13th and 14th century murals depicting Biblical scenes are of great artistic interest.
Located near the village of Ivanovo, Rousse region, NE Bulgaria.