Viskyar Monastery

Popular Name Viskyar
Orthodox Name St. Peter and Pavel
Region SW, Pernik

The Viskyar monastery is located in the south-eastern part of the Viskyar mountain, about 3 km to the north-west of the village of Rasnik, Pernik region.

History and general info
The foundation of the monastery is unknown.

In the 20th century it was restored and later deserted again. At present it is not functioning. The only preserved building is a small church, one-nef, one-apse, without a cupola and without a narthex, of an exceptionally poor interior and a beautiful ritual cross in front of it.

Patron Saint’s day is on 29th June.
Accommodation and food
The monastery is connected to the town of Pernik (15 km to the south) by a second class road and from there - to the town of Radomir. To the north-west is the town of Breznik (8 km).

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