Treskavec Monastery

Prilep, North Macedonia

The Monastery of Treskavec is situated on the rocky Mount Zlatovrv, 8 km north of Prilep. Built in the 12th century, it currently has only one monk.

The monastery possesses a large collection of Byzantine frescoes. The oldest remaining date from the 15th century.

It was rebuilt in the 14th century by Serbian kings Stefan Milutin and Stefan Dušan. In the mid-16th century it was renovated by knez Dimitrije Pepić (d. 1566) of Kratovo.

The monastery was largely destroyed by a fire in the early 2010s, although the church remaimed untouched. The rebuilding of the monastery is in the last phase, and it is expected for the monastery to open at this year's Orthodox Easter.

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Prilep, North Macedonia
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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in North Macedonia

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Goran Markoski (4 months ago)
you will find god here
Ljupcho Todoroski (5 months ago)
Epic location and beautiful old 13th century monstery, close to the mountain peak Zlatovrv
атлантида (10 months ago)
Perfect pleace
Ivona Lazarovska (11 months ago)
Unique place. Once in a lifetime experience!! The road is steep, but a small price considering the view. Definitely recommend.
Aleksandar Mihajlov (12 months ago)
Nise place to visit near Prilep town. Road is a little bit upside and narrow but its ok. You will need better car. ?
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