Ravanica monastery, built around 1380, was an endowment of Prince Lazar. Originally, the church was surrounded by fortifications, only the ruins remained today. The church, built of stone and brick, has five domes. Its windows and all the arches along its facades are decorated with low reliefs of sculptured geometric plait-work filled in with zoomorphic motifs. The spacious narthex in front of the church was built in the 18th century.
Ravanica Monastery, Serbia
The frescoes of Ravanica, painted by the maestro Konstantin, include a very beautiful Entry of Christ into Jerusalem, with the city and the multitude depicted with special charm. There are also portraits of Prince Lazar, his wife Milica and his sons Stefan and Vuk.