,,Свети Архангел Михаил,, - Лесновски манастир

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Lesnovo monastery - Saint Gavril Lesnovski ... Lesnovo village is located in the vicinity of Probistip, 900-1000 meters above sea level. The village monastery St. Gavril Lesnovski was constructed in 1347 by the ruler Oliver 1st. The monastery is known for its manuscript-writing school and the wood-carved iconostasis from 1811, a work of art performed by the Mijak craftsman. The monastery is the centre of the Christianity in this part of the country and has been visited by many during religious holiday services. The Church of the Holy Archangels in Lesnovo. The village Lesnovo is 17 kilometers from Probistip. An asphalted road leads to it. The village has its own authentic architecture and an enormous very old ethnological collection. The Lesnovo environment is very interesting - the landscape is predominately rocks, naturally sculptured, among which the most impressive one is the so-called "Virgin Mary with a Child".

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Comments (47)

Paulo Yuji Takarada on July 16, 2012

É uma visão espetacular da Igreja, parabéns pelo registro. F3 Saudações e tenha uma excelente semana, de Dourados - Mato Grosso do Sul - Brasil

Emil.S on July 17, 2012

paulo,thank you very much for your visit and nice comment...Emil

Oleg Timofeev on July 18, 2012

This is stunning place, very impressive picture! Like & Best wishes from Russia, Oleg

c. bayernengel on August 6, 2012

sehr schönes Gebäude, like

leo1383 on November 23, 2012

Like,interesting place,fine picture,greetings Leo

Add Page on December 26, 2012

Buildings to feel the history and culture.Beautiful!I will be studying. Knowledge increases.

From Fukushima Japan

Excellent composition and scenery!!


Best wishes, Nikos1954 from Greece-Piraeus.

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