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Leshok Monastery near Tetovo

Leshok Monastery near Tetovo

On the southeast side of the slopes of Shar Mountain the village of Lesok is situated, only 8 km away from the city of Tetovo. The village of Lesok is especially characteristic because of the beautiful surroundings and clean mountain air. The good climate makes it one of the most visited places in Macedonia.

Lesok monastery, which is located at an altitude of 610 meters, is the greatest cultural-historical and spiritual treasure for the Polog region. The village is accessible along a curved asphalt strip, and the road to the monastery leads up to Shara. In the monastery complex there are two churches - St. Atanasie and St. Bogorodica - built in 1326. Within the monastery complex, there is an inn and guest quarters that warmly welcome all lovers of the monastery tourism.

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