Marko's Monastery

Marko's Monastery, Markova Susica

Marko's Monastery
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Very good

Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia1,991 contributions
It is only 18 km from skopje, toward village Markova Sušica. Construction of the Church began 700 yrs ago, in 1346, was finished 30 years later. Before Ottoman rule, the monastery had a school and many monks and priests would write manuscripts. In 1392, Skopje fell under Ottoman rule, which led to the destruction of many churches and monasteries in the area. Marko's Monastery, however, suffered almost no damage. During the Ottoman era, in 1467/8 the monastery is recorded as having 20 monks.
It is a wonderful and quiet place, can be visited even with kids. You can find a big field, between trhe monastery and the river, which is a very good pick-nick area, locals are spending their free time (during weekends, national holidays) here. Unfortunately it was dirty, full with garbage during our visit.
A small mill can be visited within the monastery, where guests can see several old equipment used for producing flour etc.
There is public restroom, no restaurant.
Written June 6, 2015
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