Skopje Diocese


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 […]


Nerezi – St. Panteleimon (Pantelejmon)

Saint Panteleimon – Свети Пантелејмон (Sveti Pantelejmon)  near Gorno Nerezi (Горно Нерези) The Monastery of St. Panteleimon is located in the village of Gorno Nerezi on Mount Vodno and overlooks the city of Skopje.  The church was built by the Byzantine prince Alexei Angel son of Constantine Angel and Theodora, […]


Kožle (Kozhle) – St. Mary

St. Mary – Св Богородица, Kožlenski Monastery – Кожленски Манастир, near the village of Kožle (Kozhle), Село Кожле Many a traveler who have headed south on Highway E-75 from Skopje have driven past St. Mary Kozhle and marveled at the wonderful scenery, landscape, and rock formations along the Pčinja river […]


Skopje – St. Clement of Ohrid (Soborna Crkva)

Soborna Crkva (Соборна црква), also Soboren Hram (Соборен архиепископски храм на Македонската православна црква „Свети Климент Охридски) main Macedonian Orthodox Church, Church of Saint Clement of Ohrid – Свети Климент Охридски (Sveti Kliment Ohridski) in Skopje (Скопје). Soborna Crkva “St. Clement of Ohrid”, the largest Orthodox church in Macedonia is […]


Gornjane – St. Nicetas (Nikita)

Saint Nicetas Monastery – Манастир Свети Никита ( Manastir Sveti Nikita) near the village of Gornjane (Горњане) Saint Nicetas (Nikita) is an 11th Century monastery & church located on the Skopska Crna Gora Mountain about 400 meters from the village of Gornjane, and 17.5 kilometers north of Skope (30 minute […]


Sushica – St. Demetrius (Marko’s Monastery)

Sushica – Crkva Sv. Dimitrij i Markov Manastir (Марков Манастир) –  Marko’s Monastery and the Church of St. Demetrius in the village of Sušica (Сушица) This church dedicated to St. Demetrius and the monastery is located just south of the village of Markova Sushica (Маркова Сушица), 20.5 kilometers south of […]


Lake Matka – Assumption of the Virgin Mary

The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Monastery – Manastir Uspenie na Presveta Bogorodica – Манастир Успение на Пресвета Богородица at Lake Matka (Матка Езеро) Down the Treska River (Треска Река) from Lake Matka (Матка Езеро) near the village of Glumovo is this monastery dedicated to the Holy Mother of God.  […]


Lake Matka – St. Andrew

Saint Andrew Monastery – Manastir Sveti Andrej – Манастир Свети Андреја at Lake Matka (Матка Езеро) This church and monastery dedicated to St. Andrew was built in 1389 along the Treska River (Треска Река) just minutes walking distance from Lake Matka.  In the 16th century, a narthex (long-narrow enclosed porch) […]