Virgin Mary the Cleanest monastery
Манастир Света Богородица Пречиста
Manastir Sveta Bogorodica Prečista
Sacred heritage \ Monastery \ Kicevo, Macedonia
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Holy Mother of God the Cleanest monastery
Not far from Kicevo, is the Monastery dedicated to St. Bogorodica Precista (Immaculate Mother of God).
Holy Mother of God the Cleanest monastery near Kicevo is located on the slopes of the mountain Vrboj, at an altitude of 920 meters.
The Holy Mother of God Precista church was built in the 19th century.
Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the Holy Mother of God, the feast day of this monastery is Mala Bogorodica, (Birthday of the Virgin Mary on the 21st of September).
The monastery, dedicated to the Annunciation and lodgings for devout monks, represents a medieval monastery that was known under the name Krninski monastery in the past.
The Precista monastery, was built in 1316, and it was burned down by the Turks in 1558. Several centuries after in 1848, the Christian population of Kicevo, has managed to rebuilt this monastery church again.
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