Rozhen, Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Рожен) is a village in the municipality of Sandanski, in Blagoevgrad Province, Bulgaria.[1] It is situated at the south-western foothills of the Pirin mountain range and is nestled within the Melnik Earth Pyramids. In its outskirts is located the Rozhen Monastery, the largest one in Pirin. The Greek name of village is "Ροζινός" (Rozinos).

Rozhen, Bulgaria
View from the village Rozhen.jpg
Country Bulgaria
ProvinceBlagoevgrad Province
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)


  1. ^ Guide Bulgaria, Accessed May 5, 2010

Coordinates: 41°32′N 23°26′E / 41.533°N 23.433°E / 41.533; 23.433