Churches & Monasteries


Skopje – Holy Saviour (Sv. Spas)

Church of the Holy Saviour, Sveti Spas (Свети Спас) in Skopje (Скопје) This 16th century church dedicated to the Ascension of Jesus Christ or Holy Saviour, Sveti Spas in Macedonian, is located near the Old Bazaar (Stara Charshija) just below the Skopje Fortress (Skopsko Kale).  The church is inside a […]

Sv. Spas - Holy Saviour in Skopje

Church of St. Demetrius in Skopje

Skopje – St. Demetrius

St. Demetrius, Sv. Dimitrija (Свети Димитија) in Skopje (Скопје) This cathedral style church dedicated to Saint Demetrius is located in the center of Skopje across the Old Stone Bridge on the other side of Ploshtad (Skopje main plaza) in the Jewish Neighborhood below the Skopje Fortress (Skopsko Kale) just past the […]


Golem Grad – Sts. Peter and Paul

Saints Peter and Paul on the island of Golem Grad This 14th century single nave church dedicated to Saint Peter and Paul (Св Петар и Павле) is located on Golem Grad (Голем Град, also known as Snake Island) on Lake Prespa (Преспанско Езеро). Golem Grad is the only island in […]

Sts Peter & Paul on the Island of Golem Grad

Pelince – St. George

Saint George – Свети Ѓорѓи in Pelince (Пелинце, Pelintse) This chapel dedicated to St. George is located in the ASNOM Memorial Park in the village of Pelince. Pelince is about 27 kilometers north of Kumanovo on route R1207.  The ASNOM Memorial Park is dedicated to the first session of ASNOM, […]


Berovo – St. Michael (Berovo Monastery)

St. Michael – Holy Archangel Michael – Св. Архангел Михаил in Berovo – Берово, Berovo Monastery – беровски Манастир The Berovo Monastery, a female monastery (convent) and church dedicated to the Holy warrior, Archangel Michael is located in Southeastern Macedonia in the town of Berovo near the Maleševo (Малешево) Mountains.   An inscription […]


Berovo – St. Mary Balaklija

St. Mary Balaklija – Sv. Bogorodica Balaklija – Св. Богородица Балаклија in Berovo (Берово) This church dedicated to St. Mary Balaklija is located just on the outskirts of Berovo across the Bregalnica River. We had rented a cabin, Čiplakova Koliba, Čiplakovski’s Cottage, (Chiplakova Koliba, Чиплакова Колиба), for five days to enjoy […]