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Monastery of Bogorodica

Veljusa, Strumica, Republic of Macedonia
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Must see No 1 in Strumica region

A wonderful spiritual place full of silence, tranquility, stunning views and wonderful people. It... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Тодор Д
Beautiful Spot, Quiet, Interesting, and Old!

This monastery is off the beaten path and may even be a little hard to find..but it's worth it... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
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3 Jun 2018
“Must see No 1 in Strumica region”
25 May 2017
“Beautiful Spot, Quiet, Interesting, and Old!”
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Veljusa, Strumica, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

A wonderful spiritual place full of silence, tranquility, stunning views and wonderful people. It is obligatory to visit it if you are in the region. It is worth buying splendid souvenirs made in the monastery and hand-made soap.

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This monastery is off the beaten path and may even be a little hard to find..but it's worth it! Have a little adventure, be brave, see the horse drawn carts working in the fields...on your way to this place.It is beautiful inside..simple, but very interesting.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

The monastery is small and NO pix inside. Matka is awesome, and the restaurants close by are great. Take the boat tour. Well worth it!

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We visited the Monastery of Eleusa this November and we fell in love with this holy place. It is so authentic, such solitude and energy in this place. A nun told us about the history of the monastery through the years. Anyone visiting this region...More

3  Thank Mariya D
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Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

Welcomed at the door, our short tour helped me to better understand the significance of the structure. the fresco of young Jesus..precious. alone both inside and out - a once in a lifetime experience completed by the light rain..! Very worth the drive!

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Reviewed 9 May 2013

The name means the Holy Mother of God, the Merciful. This small, ancient (11th century, I think) Byzantine monastery is famous all over Macedonia, and attracts many pilgrims. The frescoes and mosaics in the cool, dark inside are fascinating - one is of a twelve...More

4  Thank ELear
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