The sightseeing of Tetovo and the famous Sharena Dzamija, and continue to see a Leshok Monastery. Little walk around the complex and enjoy in nature with coffee in local restaurant,
After that visit the village Beloviste – walk in nearest mountain region, see the local church Holy Mother of God, see local waterfalls and after that enjoy in lunch in local restaurant.
- Lisenced tour guide
- Transfer with car/van
- Lunch included
- Pick up and drop off your accommodation
- Entrance tickets
We will visit places under the Shara Mountain, first city of Tetovo there is the most main attractions are its historic areas and structures. The Sharena Dzamija ("The Painted Mosque") is located near the Pena River in the old part of town. The mosque was built in 1438 and rebuilt in 1833 by Abdurrahman Pasha, the son of Rexhep Pasha. It is one of the most important cultural and historical structures of Tetovo and represents the style of early Ottoman architecture. The painted mosque continues to be an important monument to the residents of Tetovo, and is the main tourist attraction for many foreign visitors.
We continue with driving to visit Leshok Monastery 8 km outside of Tetovo. Laying at 638 metres above sea level it is located on the southeastern side of the Shara Mountain. In its complex are the monastery of St. Athanasius of Alexandria and the church Holy Mother of God. The monastery has been destroyed twice before. For the first time in 1690 the Turks destroyed the entire complex along with the churches. For the second time, the monastery was attacked by Albanian terrorists during the 2001 conflict. The Church Holy Mother of God, built in 1326, is an excellent example of byzantine style and architectural tradition. Little walk arround the complex and enjoy in nature with coffee in local restaurant.
After that visit the village Beloviste - walk in nearest mountain region, see the local church Holy Mother of God, see local waterfalls and after that enjoy in lunch in local restaurant.
you will enjoy the clean air, the river and the singing of birds.