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Dormition of the Mother of God – church in village Velushina

The church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina is one of the oldest churches in Bitola region.

In this complex object, several phases of construction have been identified so far – from the end of the X and the beginning of the XI century, XII and XIII century, and during the XVIII and XIX century the largest reconstruction of the church was carried out.
According to some archaeological researches, it is believed that the church was built on the foundations of an older church from the VI century.
Fresco painting in the church is also made in several stages in different periods of time. The oldest frescoes are dating back from the X and XI century.
To the church leads an unpaved road, to the right of the entrance of the village Velushina. The building is locked for visitors, and it is necessary to seek help from the church board in the village.

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Church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina, Bitola municipality, Macedonia

Church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina, Bitola municipality, Macedonia

 

Church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina, Bitola municipality, Macedonia

 

Church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina, Bitola municipality, Macedonia

 

Church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina, Bitola municipality, Macedonia

 

Church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina, Bitola municipality, Macedonia

 

Church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina, Bitola municipality, Macedonia

 

Church Dormition of the Mother of God in village Velushina, Bitola municipality, Macedonia
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