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St Archangel Michael monastery is located on the slopes of dead vulcanoe towering over Prilep town. In the Varosh part of town.
The monastery is build in the XIV AD by King Volkashin & his son Marko,and since than prospered and developed as one of the maing religious centers in this part of Macedonia.
It has been dammaged and repared, extended and rebuild, but survived troughtout the centuries.
Nowdays the monastery has number of nuns who run it and is still focus of worship for the pople of Peilep and Pelagonia Plain..
Directions: It is in the neighboorhood of Varosh, one of the oldest parts of town.
If you take the main Bulevard from town, towards the Faculty of Economics and turn right at the main trafic light, the monastery is clearly signpopsted .
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