Virgin Mary church

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Crkva Sveta Bogorodica
Црква Света Богородица

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  location & map Virgin Mary church

elevation / altitude
246 meters
distance
0.66 km from main square / Skopje
latitude / longitude
41°59′46″N, 21°26′22″E

address
bul. Krste Petkov-Misirkov, 1000 Skopje

visiting Virgin Mary church
Guided tour, individual, access for invalids


  about Virgin Mary church

Sveta Bogorodica (Holy Mother of God/Virgin Mary) church was built in 1835 and was main cathedral church in Skopje. It was also known as the protector of the city. The iconostasis was finished in 1842.
On April 7th 1944 the church, was burned down by the Bulgarians. The entire iconostasis was burned, while important subjects were stolen and taken to Bulgaria.
The church is located on the Krste Misirkov boulevard, opposite the Macedonian Academy of Science and Arts.
Today it's being reconstructed.



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Macedonian Orthodox Church
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www.mpc.org.mk
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