post-title Monastery Of Zvernec 2019-03-27 16:57:52 yes no Posted by: Categories: City Tour

Monastery Of Zvernec

Monastery Of Zvernec

Monastery of Saint Mary, also known as the Monastery of Zvernec, is an important cultural monument on the Zvernec Island in the Narta Lagoon. The Byzantine church, build in the 13th century is a spiritual oasis for Christians in the area. At the heart of the monastic complex you’ll find the Church of holy Mary, a beautiful place of worship, peaceful and surrounded by evergreens. Visitors to Vlore often add this architectural gem to their itineraries, particularly on August 15, when the celebrationf of Virgin Mary brings here pilgrims from all over Albania. Another important event held here is the carnival of Narta, during the Orthodox Easter.

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