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The Monastery of St. George the Victorious is a monastery located on the Black Sea coast.
According to scientists, the foundation of the monastery took place in the 19th century, but the exact date is unknown.
Legend has it, that the land on which the monastery stands today belonged to Selim – to a Turkish bey suffering from an incurable disease. Selim had a Bulgarian under his command, who once had a dream about a miraculous spring capable of healing diseases. At first, the Bulgarian did not attach importance to sleep, but every night Saint George the Victorious on a white horse began to appear to him. Dreams haunted the Bulgarian, so he dug up the place indicated in the dream and discovered a bas-relief of St. George, made of marble. After he took out the bas-relief from the ground, water began to flow in its place. The Bulgarian told Selim about his dreams and finds, after which the Bey summoned the Orthodox bishop. After reading the prayers over the source, Vladyka sprinkled water on Selim and he recovered.
Over time, a chapel was built next to the source, and later a monastery. These lands were presented by Selim as a gift to the monastery.
In 1935, the monastery complex was transferred to the Sliven Metropolitanate.
The main attractions of the monastery are the Monastery spring, the Miraculous icon of St. George, the Bas-relief of St. George.
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