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 …

Zrze Monastery ( St. Preobrazenie ) | Gallery

Zrze Monastery ( St. Preobrazenie ) is located near the village Zrze, approx. 25km north-west of Prilep (Macedonian: Прилеп), Republic of Macedonia. The numerous remnants of the ancient period-pillars, basilica remains, and other exponents speak of the rich cultural tradition, of this area. Traditionally the monks lived in carved out stone hollows, from the mountain …

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 …