St. Mary – Monastery in Novaci

The monastery dedicated to St. Mary is located 1km from the village Novaci, on the right bank of the Black River (Crna Reka).

Built in 2006 the monastery is monumental construction with eight cupolas, covered with copper plates and mortar. On the apsis, in real size are painted St. George, St Nikolaj from Miron, St. Basil the Great, St. John Goldenmouthed, St. Alexei the Great, and St. Hilarion from Alexandria.

St. Mary - Monastery in Novaci

Above the apsis, there is a fresco of the Holy mother of God, 8 square meters big. The biggest cupola is decorated with a painting of Jesus Christ. The monastery was recently hallowed.