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Osogovo Monastery #2

Osogovo Monastery “Saint Joachim of Osogovo”.

The small monastery church “Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God” is supposed to be built at the end of the 11th century and renovated during the time of the Serbian King Stefan II Milutin.

The church is built in the form of an engraved cross with semicircular vaults and an eight-domed dome above the central part and a small dome over the narthex.

The big monastery church “Saint Joachim of Osogovo” is a monumental stone building with arches and domes.

On the rocks there are many icons depicting saints and biblical scenes.

The monastery was renovated and is under the auspices of the Republic of Macedonia. It is a holy place for the worship of Christians from Macedonia and Bulgaria.

"Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God" 

The big monastery church "Saint Joachim of Osogovo"

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