Poganovski monastery was built in the late 14th century, and its frescoes were painted in the late 15th century. It has been under the state protection since 1949, and since 1979 it is on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. The monastery was built mostly in the Moravian style, from the rubble sandstone and limestone.
No hypothesis about the possible founder of this monastery is supported by evidence. This monastery is famous for its icons in international circles and among experts on Byzantine art. The most extraordinary and most famous icons are Miracle in Latomu and Christ Pieta.