Byzantine heritage (Prilep)


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Varosh – a part of the city where middle-age Prilep in the 10th and 11th century was located, rich with monuments and archaeological sites. There were 77 churches in this area known as the ‘little Jerusalem’. A lot of them are well preserved and opened for the visitors (more info).

Treskavec monastery – located on the top of the mountain, the church within the monastery dedicated to ‘Assumption of Holy Mother’ was built in the 13th c., but also there are fresco paintings which date from different periods. Today, except the church, the complex comprises inns that offer accommodation (more info).

St. Nicholas monaster(Manastir) – the church within the complex was built in 1095 and fresco-painted in 1271. It is characteristic for its three-nave basilica, dedicated to three saints: to the Holly Mother, to St. Archangel Michael and to St. Nicholas (more info).

We run short, weekend and longer Byzantine tours that enable visitors to relax and enjoy wonderful scenery, sites and monuments. These tours are guided by professional archaeologists, art historians and historians with the qualified tourist licence given by the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Macedonia. We also provide first class information, for anyone with an interest in archaeology, history  ethnology, art history, architecture and art – enthusiasts, students and researchers.

If you want to book a tour, you can contact us in the following ways:

By email: contact@haemus.org.mk

By phone: 00 389 77 524 987

Unqualified guide is illegal in Republic of Macedonia. Make sure your tourist guide is licensed!

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