Gradište (Gradishte) – St. George

Saint George – Sveti Gjorgji – Свети Ѓорѓи in Gradište (Градиште, Gradishte)

This church and monastery, dedicated to Saint George the Dragon Slayer is located near the village of Gradište (Gradishte), was built in 1868 in a forest on Gradishkiot Hill (Градишкиот рид). The architectural style of the church is three conchae with a center dome. The iconostasis featuring icons of Dimitar Andonov – Papradishki was completed in 1937-38.


The setting is wooded with some open areas great for picnicking.  There are tables and a grill for those that have brought their meals and/or items to grill.  The village of Gradište is located about 19 kilometers southeast of Kumanovo and 13 kilometers south of Skachkovtse.



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