Monday, March 14, 2016

Chebren Monastery Panorama

Chebren Monastery Panorama
In the past the monastery complex Cebren (Чебрен, Chebren) was one of the richest and most famous in Mariovo and the wider region.

Its excellent strategic position and the fact that during Ottoman rule the region of Mariovo didn’t had islamization of the population, were the prime factors why this monastery was one of the richest in Macedonia. This can be seen from the impressive base remains of the old monastery St. Dimitrij (Св. Димитриј, Sv. Dimitrij) (XV cent), from which only the altar part remained and in smaller dimension the present object was built around it.

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