Monastery complex Saint John the Baptist

Contracting Authority
Christian Art and Architecture Foundation “Nikola Fichev and Zachary Zograph”
Kardjali, Bulgaria
Period of implementation
June 1998 – December 2000
Glavbolgarstroy’s role in the project
Prime contractor
Nature of works

• Construction and restoration works
• Restoration of fortification walls and towers

Technical characteristics

• Starting from level 4.50 where historic restoration is carried out;
• Specially encased concrete walls with insulation
• Reinforced domes with steel skeleton, made directly on the ground, assembled and cast on site;
• Executed plaster under a special recipe of Professor Prashkov for the purpose of subsequent iconpainting;
• Unique arched carved doors of oak