Prohor Pčinjski monastery
About Prohor Pčinjski
When you want to visit Prohor Pčinjski monastery it is located near town of Vranje, in south Serbia. First of all, it was founded by Byzantine emperor Romanos IV Diogenes. And in name of St.Prohor Pčinjski. By the legend, he was prophet who told Romanos IV Diogenes that he will be emperor. In addition, he was to build monastery to that debt. After his becoming a ruler, he built it.
As a result of that his remains are buried in this monastery. Another thing, in this place is a big sleep over place where to sleep if you are churchman. In addition to that, indoor is covered by priceless icons. Probably it was built in second part of 11th century. In 2014. part of the roof of monastery was completely burnt down. In 2015. state of Serbia, local community and voluntary contributions funds are gathered to rebuild it. Especially relevant because this is second largest Serbian church monastery. After Hilandar.