Tetovo – Gostivar Diocese


Mavrovo – St. Nicholas (Sv. Nikola)

Saint Nicholas – Sveti Nikola – Свети Никола in Mavrovo (Маврово) The mountain all-season get-away town of Mavrovo has the unique distinction of having two churches dedicated to the same saint. The first church known as Stara Sv. Nikola, Old St. Nicholas, was built in 1850 and served as a […]


Lešok (Leshok) – Sts. Cyril & Methodius

Saints Cyril & Methodius  – Sveti Kiril i Metodij – Свети Кирил и Методиј near the village of Lešok – Лешок (Leshok) Leshok Monastery – Lešočki (Leshochki Manastir) – Лешочки манастир This chapel is located inside the Administration Building / Monastery Quarters within the Lešočki Manastir complex.  The monastery is […]


Lešok (Leshok) – Assumption of the Virgin Mary

The Assumption of the Virgin Mary – Uspenie na Presveta Bogorodica (Успение на Пресвета Богородица) in Lešok (Leshok, Лешок) Lešok Monastery – Leshok Monastery – Lešočki (Leshochki Manastir) – Лешочки манастир This church dedicated to St. Mary is located in the Lešok Monastery Complex about 11 kilometers northeast of Tetovo […]


Lešok – St. Athanasius (Leshochki Manastir)

Saint Athanasius – Свети Атанасиј near the village of Lešok (Лешок) – Lešok Monastery – Lešočki (Leshochki Manastir) – Лешочки манастир St. Athanasius is located in the Lešok (Leshochki)  Monastery about 11 kilometers northeast of the town of Tetovo and just 1 kilometer northwest of the village of Lešok (pronounced Leshok). […]


Kičinica (Kichinitsa) – St. Nicholas

Saint Nicholas – Sveti Nikola (Свети Никола) in Kičinica (Kichinitsa, Кичиница) This church dedicated to St. Nicholas is located in the village of Kičinica (Kichinitsa) about 12 minutes north of the town of Mavrovo.  Here you will find this walled church dedicated to St. Nicholas.   The Miak (Mijak) craftsmen are responsible for […]