Monastery of St. Joakim Osogovski - Macedonia
Are you a business owner in Macedonia?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Macedonia.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Monastery of St. Joakim Osogovski
The splendid Monastery of St. Joakim Osogovski is open for all believers and travelers who are looking for peace and pleasant environment away of the city crowd and traffic.
The monastery is located only 2 kilometres away of Kriva Palanka in a splendid mountainous area where tranquility prevails. It was built in the 12th century, during the reign of the once powerful Byzantine Empire. The people who lived in Kriva Palanka helped in the construction of this sacred place on which the citizens are very proud. It is a three-nave church with porches and 12 cupolas, which represent the 12 Apostles. Before entering the Monastery you will be amazed by the beautiful nature which surrounds it. You will see two churches , Holy Mother of God which is the older one and the new one St. Joakim Osogovski. Both situated in a tranquil and green area fulfilled with tall trees and various plants. Entering the church you will notice the tall walls painted in vivid colours as well as many beautiful icons and frescoes which originate from different periods. The iconostasis will impress you as each of the icons is a real masterpiece of art.
The Monastery is one of the most visited in the country not only because it is situated in a tranquil area which provides relaxation for all visitors but also because every year on the 28th of August the church celebrates the Assumption of Mary.
You may also like
Skopje: Private Half-Day Walking Tour of Old & New
See the newly reconstructed part of modern Skopje, as well as the historic streets of the Old Bazaar. Your guide will lead you through the past and present of this city a4 ReviewsFrom $15.68
Skopje Airport Shuttle Service
Book a shuttle between Skopje Airport and your address in Skopje. Ride a clean and comfortable car with a professional driver who will assist you with your luggage.2 ReviewsFrom $33.06
Skopje: Transfer to Tirana w/ Half-Day Tour of Ohrid
This service includes a shuttle taxi from Skopje to Tirana with a stop in Ohrid and a half-day tour of Ohrid with licensed tour guide.1 ReviewsFrom $91.24
Skopje Airport taxi
Skopje Airport Taxi - from/to all hotel in Skopje we offer transfers to the Skopje Airport - Clients will be met at arrival hall with a personalized sign with your name aFrom $34.21
Private Transfer Skopje Tirana or Vice Versa
This is a private transfer from Skopje to Tirana or vice-versa. Travel in comfort, class and style with a reliable driver.From $285.11
Skopje: Guided Kratovo and Kuklica Tour
Explore Kratovo, one of the Macedonian cities with a preserved Balkan architecture complete with bridges and towers. Following this, you will advance onward to Kuklica, aFrom $34.21
Best of Skopje: Private Full-Day Tour
If you simply want to see the lively and vibrant city of Skopje and it's picturesque surrounding, with a private driver-guide, then this is your tour!3 ReviewsFrom $43.34
- Best Seller
Ohrid Half-Day City Tour
Explore the center of Christianity for all Slavs on a half-day tour of Ohrid, and discover the seat of the Archbishopric. See all the historic city’s main sights, such3 ReviewsFrom $39.92
From Skopje: Private Full-Day Tour to Popova Kula Winery
Experience a relaxing, pleasant day in the wine region of Macedonia. Visit the archeological site Stobi, and then continue through the picturesque wine landscapes to reacFrom $58.30
Best of Skopje City Tour
Explore and discover the best things to do in Skopje.2 ReviewsFrom $39.92