Gigintsi (Cherna gora) Monastery

Popular Name Gigintsi (Cherna gora)
Orthodox Name St. Bezsrebrenitsi Kozma and Damyan
Region SW, Pernik

The Gigintsi monastery is located in the skirts of the Kitka peak (1118m above the sea level), in the Cherna Gora mountain. It is about 4 km to the south-east of the village of Gigintsi, Breznik municipality.

History and general info
The monastery was founded in the 18th century and nowadays functions regularly. The monastery is a complex consisting of an old and architecturally interesting church, residential and farm buildings. There is a holy spring nearby. The church is one-nef, one-apse, with two conches. It was built in 1814 and its original round narthex was added later. It was declared a monument of culture.

Patron Saint's days are on 1st July and 1st November.
Accommodation and food
The monastery is connected to the town of Breznik (about 21 km to the north-east) by a third- class road and to the town of Radomir (about 32 km to the south-east) by a going round third class road.

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