As if striving to be closer to God, hermit monks settled here between the third and the seventeenth century, digging cells, churches and chapels into the rocks. The walls of the larger chambers, often 6 to 10 meters high and their interconnecting tunnels and galleries, were covered with pictures depicting biblical scenes. Talented artists painted them with realistic frescoes, exquisite in color and composition, and turned them into a treasure trove of Bulgarian medieval painting.
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