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The Mileseva Monastery is located in the southwestern part of Serbia, about 6 km east of Prijepolje town near the Milesevka River. The Mileseva Monastery is one of the most important sanctuaries and spiritual centers in Serbia. More...

Mileseva Monastery
Mileseva Monastery


Pec Monastery is located in northwestern Kosovo, close to the Montenegrin Border, in the vicinity of the town of Pec. Pec Monastery is one of the most outstanding examples of Serbian Orthodox monasteries . Pec Monastery was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2006. More...

Pec Monastery
Pec Monastery


Kalenic Monastery, with its graceful architecture and very lovely murals paintings, ranks among the finest monuments not only of the Morava style, but of Serbian art in general. Its patron was Lord Bogdan, a high official at the court of Despot Stefan. The monastery church was built between 1407 and 1418. More...

Kalenic Monastery
Kalenic Monastery


Celije Monastery was originally built in the late 13th century. During its history the monastery was devastated several times and it was finally reconstructed in the 18th century. Nowdays, the monastery houses an icon school in traditional techniques of artistic style. More...

Celije Monastery
Celije Monastery


Ljubostinja Monastery is located in the south-central part of Serbia, in the valley of River Ljubostinja near the town of Trstenik.The monastery is famous for its rich exterior... More...

Ljubostinja Monastery
Ljubostinja Monastery


Decani Monastery is 17 km from Pec on the road to Prizren. This church is the largest construction of medieval Serbia and it was built from 1328 to 1355. More...

Decani Monastery
Decani Monastery


Pustinja Monastery is located in the western part of Serbia, near the river Jablanica, about 20 km from the town of Valjevo. According to the legend, the monastery was founded in 13th century during the reign of Serb King Dragutin. More...

Pustinja Monastery
Pustinja Monastery


Zica Monastery is located in the central part of Serbia, near the town of Kraljevo. The monastery was built at the beginning of 13th century; Zica became the first seat of the Serbian Archbishopric. Zica monastery was built in the Romanesque style according to the Raska School. The monastery facades were originally painted red according to the tradition of the Mount Athos monasteries. More...

Zica monastery
Zica Monastery, Serbia
 


Gradac Monastery is located in the central part of Serbia, south of Kraljevo town.Gradac Monastery was built in the style of the Raska School but with certain Gothic architectural influence. Few frescoes have survived... More...

Gradac Monastery
Gradac Monastery (Source: GNU)
 


Sopocani Monastery is located in the southern part of Serbia, in the region of Ras, the first capital of the Serbian medieval state, about 16 km southwest of Novi Pazar. Sopocani Monastery, with its 13th-century mural paintings, is on UNESCO World Heritage List. More...

Sopocani Monastery
Sopocani Monastery
 

 

 
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