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.  This church and monastery (convent) was built in the 14th century and reconstructed in the 15th century in the shape of a cross.  The frescoes in the church date from the late 1500s. Due to its history, serene setting and its reachable location, this monastery is frequented by many visitors.

Located within the immediate vicinity of the monastery is the St. Andrew Monastery (Манастир Св. Андреја), and the Shishevski Monastery (Шишевски Манастир).



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