Povardarie Diocese


Vetersko – St. John the Baptist

Saint John the Baptist – Sveti Jovan Krstitel Vetersko – Свети Јован Крстител Ветерско (St Jovan Veterski) This 14th century church and monastery dedicated to St. George near the village of Vetersko just off the E-75 highway between Katlanovo and Veles.  An inscription above the entrance into the monastery reveals […]


Tikveš Lake – St. George (Polog Monastery)

Saint George – Sveti Gjorgji – Polog Monastery – Полошки Манастир (Pološki Manastir) on Lake Tikveš This 14th century church dedicated to St. George and the Polog Monastery is located in the heart of wine country on the shore of Lake Tikveš. This monastery is only approachable by lake and […]


Negotino – St. George

Saint George the Great Martyr– Sveti Gjorgji Velikomačenik (Свети Великомаченик Георгиј) in Negotino (Неготино) This 19th century church and monastery dedicated to St. George is located in the heart of wine country on the eastern side of the town of Negotino just off the E-75 highway.  An inscription on a […]


Drenovo – St. Mary (Drenovo Monastery)

St. Mary – Sveta Bogorodica – Drenovo Monastery aka Saint Elijah – Sveti Ilija This 14th century church dedicated to St. Mary is located near the village of Drenovo (Дреново), about 13 kilometers west of Kavadarci. Legend has it that a father & son team famous for their work in […]


Demir Kapija – Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Assumption of the Virgin Mary – Uspenie na Presveta Bogorodica (Успение на Пресвета Богородица) in Demir Kapija (Демир Капија) This basilica style church dedicated to St. Mary with its impressive and visible dome is located on a hill overlooking the town of Demir Kapija.  The church was built in 1937. […]