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The Monastery Drenča

The Monastery Drenča
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Only 3 km away from Aleksandrovca, in the village Drenča, is situated monastery with the same name, also known among people as Dušmanica. It was built in mid 14th century and within its complex was also situated a church dedicated to the Entry into the temple, which was destroyed by the Turkish soldiers in 1454.

 


 

This monastery is foundation of the monk Dorotei and it belongs to Morava School. The monastery is trefoil in its ground plan and it has developed form of a inscribed cross with free pillars carrying the dome. Unfortunately, the frescoes in the monastery haven’t been preserved. From 2002 to 2006 monastery Drenča underwent reconstruction.

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