The building of the Metropolitan residence in Bitola, according to its historical and architectural aesthetic values, has the status of a cultural monument of the Republic of Macedonia.
The object was built in the 80s of the 19th century, as a Metropolitan residence.
After the Second World War and the liberation of Macedonia, the object becomes the seat of the Diocese of Prespa and Pelagonia (Преспанско Пелагониска Епархија) of the Macedonian Orthodox Church (Македонска Православна Црква).
This building is one of the finest examples of neo-Baroque architecture in Macedonia, which is reflected in the conception and architectural forms of expression, especially highlighted in the poles, as a prototype found in the Greek ancient architecture.
The building is an important monument of culture of the Republic of Macedonia.