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Voskopoje Village, Korce

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
Visit what was once one of the Balkan's thriving centers of education and religion at Voskopoje Village. Known for having more churches than inhabitants, what is left of the town is a collection of Orthodox churches with floor-to-ceiling frescoes and murals that share the stories of saints. The best-preserved churches in the village are Saint Nicholas, the church of the Virgin, Saint Athanasius, the Prophet Elias, and Saint Michael. Finding the man with the key to unlock both the Saint Nicholas and church of the Virgin for you may be an adventure in and of itself. Ask for the keeper of the keys at Taverna Voskopoja in the center of the village. The other churches usually stay open, but some ask for an entrance fee. After your church tour, try a plate of traditional food at a nearby restaurant and enjoy a walk around the mountain location for views. Plan to visit Voskopoje Village during your Korce vacation using our convenient Korce trip itinerary planner.
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  • Get lost in nature and medieval history in this pretty village. Ask the locals to open for you one of the churches. Three centuries ago there used to be 24 churches here and Voskopoja was an important...  read more »
  • Ethnographic village Voskopože the most interesting place in this region, here and a beautiful untouched nature, here and a church on every corner, you can easily spend a whole day there where to eat.
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  • You really feel you are in a place that time forgot in Voscopoje. The scenery is stunning and there are a umber of old churches from a time when this was a city. Surprisingly, there are also some grea...  read more »
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