Carthusian Monastery of 1320 (?) - 1567
The charter of the first Carthusian monastery on the file was exposed in the 1299th On its basis, in 1305 began building a monastery on the Rock of refuge for Letanovce. In 1319 monks receive donations Letanovský implies: to establish a monastery village Lechnica. The construction was begun after 1320, when its foundation charter confirmed Ugrian king Karol Robert. He stood on the important long-distance road leading from Buda to Krakow, in places the ford, which way is going through in Poland and where duties were collected. It was founded by Master of the House Kokoš Berzeviczy. The first superior of the monastery Lechnický - Prior father was John, which is attributed to the design used for the red tile roofs of the monastery, which became the impetus for the name of this place.
When the monastery was enough material security, began after 1360 with the construction of the church. To the north side of the building was a monastery, which around 1400 was fortified by a stone wall. The walls of the mill and to briefly storey building, which was in hospital and hostel for travelers. Between 1431 and 1433 severely damaged the monastery and plundered by the Hussites. Religious left the monastery in time. After the defeat of the Hussites, the year 1462, the situation is calm in the region and the monastery was converted. Monks lived here in 1563, when King Ferdinand I. after more than 240-year existence of the local monastery set aside. The monastery became the property of Spisska chapter, then, from 1568 many landlords. One of them, Paul Rákóczi, gave in 1630 to build the west wing on the outer Hosp. yard.
Camaldulsian Monastery 1711 - 1782
In 1699 he bought premises Nitra bishop, Ladislav Maťašovský to him in his will in 1705 commanded the Order Camalduls. New religious monastery took in 1711 and gradually it began to correct. First built new monastic cell - hermitage, the statue of the Holy Trinity monastery repaired residential and farm buildings, and finally repaired the church. Painted by Baroque-Rococo style wall paintings, re-arranged and was ordained in 1747. In 1754 the monastery was established specially lechtickom profesórium - high theological school for young monks who resided there in 1772. In the same year kamldulli established on the first floor of the convent pharmacy, which became known in the neighborhood especially in times of its stewardship frátrom Cyprian. Monks devoted to the cultivation of medicinal plants, production of medicines and treat patients. In 1782, Joseph II. monasteries abolished.
In 1820 won the Red Monastery newly established Greek Catholic Bishopric in Prešov. In 1907 a fire broke out in the area, which damaged the monastery. After World War I, when the monastery belonged to the Club of Slovak tourists and skiers in Presov, repaired some buildings. During World War II the monastery was damaged. With its restoration began in 1952. In 1970 the area was declared a national monument. 1976-1979 Restoration work focused on preserving the internal equipment of the church and some decorative art objects.