Marko’s Monastery, Skopje | Gallery

Marko’s Monastery (Macedonian and Serbian: Марков Манастир) – St. Dimitrija is a monastery located in the village of Markova Sušica, 18 kilometres (11 mi) from central Skopje in the Republic of Macedonia. The monastery bears the name of Serbian Prince Marko who reigned at the time of its completion. Marko’s Monastery has been active since …

Photo | Skopje center – Spring 2018

Skopje (Macedonian: Скопје [ˈskɔpjɛ] ) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. It is the country’s political, cultural, economic, and academic center. It was known in the Roman period under the name Scupi. The territory of Skopje has been inhabited since at least 4000 BC; remains of Neolithic settlements have been …

Photo | St. Panteleimon, Gorno Nerezi – Skopje Macedonia

The Church of St. Panteleimon in Gorno Nerezi, Republic of Macedonia, is a small 12th-century Byzantine church located in a monastery complex. The church and monastery are dedicated to St. Panteleimon, the patron saint of physicians. The church was constructed in 1164 as a foundation of Alexios Angelos, a son of Constantine Angelos. The church …