Friday, November 16, 2018

Veljusa Monastery near Strumica - Photo Gallery (Манастир Велјуса - фото галерија)


Veljusa Monastery is active female monastery dedicated to St. Mary, located at altitude 400 meters above sea level, 8 km west of Strumica city. The monastery church was erected by the monk Manuel in 1080. Preserved to this day, the church is a great representative of the high achievements of the Byzantine sacral architecture in the Middle Ages.

Манастирот Велјуса - Пресвета Богородица Милостива е активен женски манастир, сместен на 400 метри надморска висина на 8 км западно од Струмица. Манастирската црква ја подигнал монахот Мануил во 1080 година. Изворно зачувана до денес, црквата е одличен репрезент на високите дострели на византиската сакрална архитектура во средниот век.

Veljusa Monastery near Strumica

Veljusa Monastery near Strumica

Clock Tower - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica

Clock Tower - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica


Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Squirrels playing on tree - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Monastery church - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Monastery church - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Monastery church - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Monastery church - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Monastery church - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Monastery church - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Monastery church - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Panorama - view from Monastery church - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia

Entrance - Veljusa Monastery near Strumica, Macedonia