Monastery St. Jovan Bigorski, Gostivar

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  • Used as a part inside the mosque during the Ottoman period, rear terrace with views of the beautiful ohrid Lake is so beautiful and korunmuşki in the garden of the birds there was a separate beauty Yolanda down Lake ohrid lake water was born and the natural beauty of the place is places where really sparkling and well maintained human envy why there are a lot of historical sites in my country so clean of life care do you say
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  • This “hotel” is, in a beautiful location being built on the side of high, steeply sloping hills. It is, however, rather too steep for walking, and it is quite a long way from civilisation. Rather basi...  more »
  • In the national park of Mavrovo in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia near the main road Ohrid-Skopje lies this beautiful monastery. Particularly of artistic value is the wooden temple, the des...  more »
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  • We stopped here on the way from Ohrid to Skopje. The views around the Monastery are beautiful. The buildings and especially the interiors are also very beautiful. See the carved screen with the intricate detail, down to the faces.
  • The best place in Macedonia
  • It definitely is a detour if your intent is only to come to this place, but the the national park surrounding it is beautiful and it deserves some attention to. It's really well treated and in use. Go for lunch im the restaurant in the beginning of the climb.
  • Excellent spiritual experience. Love at first sight. Love actually, love in every form. Finding peace has never been easier.
  • Unfortunately this quite beautiful monastery mixes politics with faith. The flag of a big Macedonian party, VMRO-DPME, are to be found everywhere, and I don't understand that people of faith can accept that the monastery is used for political gain.
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