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;
  • Еxecuted plaster under a special recipe of Professor Prashkov for the purpose of subsequent iconpainting;
  • Unique arched carved doors of oak