CHURCH OF ST GEORGE-KURBINOVO

        Church of St. George is one of the biggest aisleless churches in Republic of Macedonia that reveals the secret of the great Byzantium and the noble family of Komnenos. The church is built in the 12th century and it is located 2km from the small village of Kurbinovo in the beautiful Prespa region.

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Church St. George in Kurbinovo

             It is proclaimed as “monument of culture” protected by the law. There are many publications about this masterpiece regarding the Byzantine Art, especially about the fresco painting. Lengthened bodies and absence of expression on the faces as well as the clothing which is used to express the emotional life of the figures, are the most important remarkable features that make this church unique.

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“Angel from Kurbinovo”

          The famous “Angel of Kurbinovo”presented in the scene of the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary is the symbol of this impressive church and of the most beautiful creations of medieval fresco painting in Macedonia.